Kickstart your career by joining the Nordea Graduate Programme

Graduate Programme, starting in September 2024
Hakuaika päättynyt: 15.02.24
Hakuaika päättyy: 15.02.24

Job description:

We know we are looking but ARE (JUST) YOU READY for the adventure?

Are you ready to kickstart your career? Join the Nordea Graduate Programme and become part of our talented team! We are seeking individuals to join our programme beginning 1 September 2024.

At Nordea, we believe in empowering our employees to take control of their careers. We offer a robust internal career marketplace for job mobility. As a graduate you will learn from and collaborate with highly competent and open-minded colleagues to continually improve your skills and expand your horizons. With room to grow, you can help us unlock Nordea’s full potential by unlocking your own.

What you can expect

The Nordea Graduate Programme is a 2-year programme, starting on 1 September 2024. During that period, you’ll follow a learning plan, working in various teams with clear learning objectives to support your growth. Joining the programme will be an impactful experience for you that will make a real difference to your growth. You will bring everything you learn with you as a solid foundation on which to build your future career.

You will be carefully guided, and active interaction will help you get clarity on what you want, how you work and thrive and what your passion is.

When applying to the Graduate Programme you choose one of the Career Streams below. These are built on the future skills needed in Nordea. Each stream will give the graduate a home team that will host the graduate throughout the Programme. It is also this home team where the graduate will be offered to start their career after the Programme has ended. The streams are implemented for you to navigate and find your best starting point at Nordea. This means that the streams are not separate programme tracks, all graduates in Nordea follow the same programme structure no matter of the chosen stream. However, the learning by doing will of course differ depending on the chosen stream.

In this recruitment wave we are looking for graduates in the following streams:

Personalized Advisory – develop our customer offerings and unfold Nordea’s full potential by providing personal, tailored and inclusive advisory services to all Nordea’s customers.
Available in Finland and Sweden

Analyst –process and leverage enormous amounts of data to improve and identify financial risks and customer opportunities, through quantitative analysis. Engage in dialogues and sparring with customers on how market dynamics may provide opportunities on the market.
Available in Finland, Sweden, Denmark and Norway and Poland

Next Generation Technology – develop our technical offerings making the digital customer experience of tomorrow a little better than today.
Available in Finland, Sweden, Denmark and Norway

Risk & Security in the Digital era – protect Nordea so we can continue to be a safe and trusted financial partner to our customers and partners.
Available in Denmark

Business Support – making sure that Nordea runs efficiently by identifying trends and formulating business insights, measuring and operating the efficiency of banking processes and articulate recommendations.
​​​​​​​Available in Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Estonia and Poland

When applying to the Graduate Programme you will be asked which of the streams above you are applying for, read more about the streams here. If you have any questions regarding which of the above streams you should apply to please send an email to

If you want to read more about the experience of being in the programme read the Graduate blog.

Who you are

Collaboration. Ownership. Passion. Courage. These are the values that guide us in being at our best – and that we imagine you share with us.

To be a qualified candidate for the Graduate positions, you have:

A Master’s degree by 1 September 2024,
A maximum of two years’ post-academic work experience,
Excellent language skills in English.

We also value candidates who resonate with some of the following characteristics:

Team players with proactive and collaborative attitudes,
Positive, motivated and inspired mind-sets,
Continuous curiosity to develop personal competences, professional skills and seek learning opportunities

The purpose of the programme is to develop our future talents.

We listen to your career aspirations and support your development within the bank throughout different phases of your career. All in all, the question is – where do you want climb?​​​​​​​

If this sounds like you, get in touch and let’s work together to achieve your goals!

Next steps

Submit your application in English no later than 15/02/2024. For more information, you’re welcome to contact

At Nordea, we know that an inclusive workplace is a sustainable workplace. We deeply believe that our diverse backgrounds, experiences, characteristics and traits make us better at serving customers and communities. So please come as you are.

For candidates in Sweden only – For union information, please contact or

For candidates in Poland only – Please include permit for processing personal data in CV as following: In accordance with art. 6 (1) a and b. Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation) hereinafter ‘GDPR’. I agree to have: my personal data, education and employment history proceeded for the purposes of current and future recruitment processes in Nordea Bank Abp.

The administrator of your personal data is: Nordea Bank Abp operating in Poland through its Branch, address: Aleja Edwarda Rydza Śmiglego 20, 93-281 Łodź. Your personal data will be processed for the recruitment processes in Nordea Bank Abp. You have a right to access your personal data, right to rectify and right to delete. Disclosing the personal data in the scope specified by the provisions of Polish Labour Code from 26 June 1974 and executive acts are mandatory. Providing personal data is necessary to conduct the recruitment processes. The request for the deletion of your personal data means resignation from further participation in recruitment processes and causes the immediate removal of your application. Detailed information concerning processing of your personal data can be found at:

We reserve the right to reply only to selected applications.

Please be aware that any applications or CVs coming through email or direct messages will not be accepted or considered.

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