Danske Graduate

Join Danske Bank on our journey to push the boundaries of banking and make continuous improvements in how we serve our customers. You will take your first steps towards a challenging and international career as part of a culture that shares your ambitionto succeed. Now and beyond your graduate programme.

Apply for the 2018 programme later this year

More info to come

18 months with 3 rotations

Prepare for 18 months of amazing personal and professional experiences as you set the direction for your future career together with your fellow Danske Graduates.

A day in the life of a Danske Graduate

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Three graduate streams

Advisory
Finance & Economics
Business Innovation
Advisory

As an Advisory Graduate you will interact with our customers as you help them to be financially confident and achieve their ambitions. You contribute to our aspiration to be number 1 on customer experience. 

The application window for advisory graduates for 2017 is closed.


Finance & Economics

As a Finance & Economics Graduate you will contribute to Danske Bank's ambition to become the most trusted financial partner. You will work and collaborate with senior experts within your area. 

The application window  for Finance & Economics graduates for 2017 is closed. 

Business Innovation

As a Business Innovation Graduate you will join our journey to push the boundaries of banking and make improvements in how we serve our customers. Your focus will be process, operations or business development.

The application window  for Business Innovation graduates for 2017 is closed. 

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Q&A

  • Who can apply for Danske Graduate?
    We are looking for candidates who are about to finish their master's studies. You need to have a strong academic track record combined with an international outlook, an innovative mindset and the ambition to help us push the boundaries of banking and make continuous improvements in how we serve our customers. Great social skills are an important factor as well. You need to complete your master's degree prior to September 2017.  
  • Can I apply for more than one position?
    You are welcome to apply for more than one position if more than one matches your dreams for the future. If you apply for more than one position, please submit an application for each position and remember to target your application to the specific position. Please state in your cover letter which other positions you have applied for.
  • What should I include in my application?
    Please include a 1-2 page CV, your grade transcripts and a cover letter where you introduce yourself and tell us about your ambition to join Danske Graduate.
  • What happens after I send my application?
    We screen your application and invite selected candidates for a face-to-face interview with the hiring manager and HR. If you advance beyond this stage in the recruitment process, you will be invited to an assessment centre, which will include teamwork with other selected candidates for Danske Graduate. After that we present candidates with a job offer.
  • What are the key elements in the programme?
    Danske Graduate is an 18-month programme consisting of three rotations. During each of the rotations, you will join a team where you will work with and learn from more senior colleagues within your field. Each rotation also includes a training module where you meet with other graduates from across Danske Bank for a mixture of networking, learning and developing a stronger strategic understanding of Danske Bank and our markets.
  • Where can I go on my international rotation?
    You will have three six-month rotations including one international rotation with a six-month expatriation from March to August 2018. Your destination will not be determined until after entering the graduate programme, based on a dialogue between you, your manager and HR. Most graduates go to Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland or Lithuania.

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