Graduate programme

If you have a Master’s degree and the right attitude, we’ve got at desk for you at one of the largest banks in Northern Europe. Combining business knowledge, employeeship and personal growth our talent programme puts your career on the right track from day one.

Start your career as a graduate

As part of The Nordea Graduate Programme we are looking for highly driven graduates to join our trading floors in Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö.

This is your chance to kick start your career in the financial markets industry. As a Graduate at Nordea Markets you will gain insights into the capital markets from working closely together with experienced analysts, sales managers and traders within foreign exchange, fixed income via credits to investment products. The learning curve is steep, and there is always something new and exciting ahead of you.

We are looking for talent with the ability and willingness to perform a wide variety of tasks, often with tight deadlines. As a graduate you will assist all units and your daily work will among other things include:

  • Doing quantitative and qualitative analysis work related to our focus areas of business
  • Taking part in the development as well as support of various Excel models
  • Producing written reports, presentations and informative materials
  • Being responsible for the structuring, analysing and reporting of various business activities in Nordea Markets

We see that you over time will continue your development within one of our business areas as a Sales Manager, Analyst or Researcher.

The Nordea Graduate Programme

Our graduate programme is a great way to kick-start your career and put what you learned at university into practice. The programmes will develop your personal and professionals skills and help you find out what makes you tick within the business.

The programme consists of two major parts with two main elements each. A general part with attendance in international seminars and a mentoring process, followed by a business track and on-the-job-training where you put knowledge into practice within a specific area of Nordea Markets. The on-the-job-training is mixed with relevant activities for you to get to know your profession and the value chain which you are a part of.

We expect you to take responsibility for your own development in order to prove talent. Combining business knowledge, employeeship and personal growth, our talent programme puts your career on the right track from day one.

You can read more about the programme in our general graduate introduction.

Help us stay number one

Our Sales & Research department works closely with a high number of different clients, from large Nordic corporations to medium-sized companies and institutions. Our goal is to provide solutions that meet each customer’s specific needs based on current market situations.

We are the leading supplier of financial products in the Nordic region, and we need your help to keep this position.

You’re smart – and know how to get smarter

We’re looking for people with an academic degree in economics, finance, engineering or equivalent, and a strong interest in the financial markets. But good grades don’t cut it alone. More than anything else we look for the right attitude. You enjoy having great personal responsibility as well as being part of a team. You should be customer oriented, be ambitious and be able to interact and connect with people on different levels with different backgrounds.

Things tend to get busy at our office, so to succeed you must thrive on working in a high-pressure environment and not be afraid to put your heart and soul into your work and get things done. You must have a can-do attitude and work hard to ensure timely deliveries. You should be able to swiftly gather information, structure it and present your conclusions for what reason MS Office skills are important, especially MS Excel. You must be fluent in written and verbal English and Swedish.


Vacant positions will be published on and you apply through our online application system.

We kindly ask you to apply online by submitting your CV, a cover letter of maximum one page where you amongst other things briefly describe your interest in the financial markets and other relevant information.

If you subscribe to job vacancies, you will get an e-mail when we post new openings.

We look forward to hearing from you.