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Long Term Internship 2021 – Financial Institutions Group (FIC)

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Who we are

BNP Paribas Corporate & Institutional Banking (CIB) is a leading European investment bank with global leadership in many of our businesses. We are part of the BNP Paribas Group, a financial institution with solid foundations and a proven ability to adapt to change. If you are thinking about a career in investment banking, there is no better place to begin your journey than with BNP Paribas CIB. With nearly 30,000 employees in over 55 countries, we can offer you an exciting start to your career.

Our Corporate Finance department offers advisory services for mergers and acquisitions (M&A), primary equity capital markets (ECM) transactions and balance sheet restructuring, combining the expertise across 9 sector groups with a focused international approach.

This role will sit in the FIC team.

Early experiences at BNP Paribas

An overview of all you can expect across Early Careers at BNP Paribas.

Role Responsibilities 

Working as an intern, your role will include:

  • Financial analysis and valuation by developing quantitative models
  • Preparing presentations and information in the origination and execution framework for transactions
  • Actively participating in the transaction process
  • Exposure to a wide range of clients and projects
  • Assisting in conducting industry research and analysis
  • Preparing pitch books, presentations and memorandums
  • Coordinating with professional parties and/or the Stock Exchange on working progress controlling
  • Performing due diligence, reviewing and analysing results of due diligence exercises
  • Monitoring the progress of the listing / transaction process.

Role competencies 

  • Excellent presentation, communication and written skills
  • Good at building relationships
  • Analytical thinking and strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work within a team and autonomously.

Technical skills

  • Strong academic record, ideally in STEM
  • Previous internship experience in Corporate Finance or M&A. Any experience in credit analysis or private equity would be useful
  • High level of technical skills in Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint
  • Strong modelling and quantitative skills
  • Fluency in English.


  • Be a role model, supporting and fostering a culture of good conduct
  • Demonstrate proactivity, transparency, and accountability for identifying and managing conduct risks
  • Consider the implications of your actions on colleagues.

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