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Top Development Programs in the Financial Services Industry

This article is part of the "2017 Ranking of MBA Development Programs." In this year's ranking, the Financial Services Industry makes it to the 3rd place of the top ten most popular industries, and counts 127 programs in our Directory.

Deutsche Bank Associate Internship Programs, Credit Suisse Associate Full-Time Program - Private Banking and Nomura Global Markets - Analyst & Associate Internship Program were the top programs in the Financial Services Industry.

Noteworthy is that all the Development Programs are full-time programs, besides Deutsche Bank Associate Internship Programs, and Nomura Global Markets - Analyst & Associate Internship Program which are the only internships that made it to the top ten!
The Deutsche Bank Associate Internship Program has made a remarkable improvement from last year's ranking by going up 6 places, making it to the top of the podium this year. Two companies have also made a substantial leap forward from last year: Credit Suisse Associate Program Private Banking went up 7 places going from the 9th place to the 2nd place, and Vanguard MBA Development Program went up 5 places from the 2016 ranking going from the 10th place to the 5th place.
ING, Mastercard, and RBC made their entry in this year's ranking making it to the 6th, 7th and 9th place respectively.

Some programs like Deutsche Bank Associate Internship Programs recruit globally for Asia, Europe, Australia, North and Latin America, while others, like Mastercard Management Associates Program, are focused on one region / country (USA in this case).

Among the top 10, we have:
- 6 with a Finance focus: Deutsche Bank Associate Internship Program, Credit Suisse Associate Full-Time Program - Private Banking, Nomura Global Markets - Analyst & Associate Internship Program, Credit Suisse Associate Full-Time Program - Investment Banking, RBC Graduate Leadership Program, Deutsche Bank One Bank Leadership Program.
- 4 General Management with various functional rotations: Vanguard MBA Development Program, ING Investment Management International Talent Programme, Mastercard Management Associates Program, Thomson Reuters Management Associates Program.


#1 Deutsche Bank
Associate Internship Programs
Our Associate Internship Program is aimed at MBA students who already have significant work experience and a passion to learn more. Join us for the opportunity to work on live deals and deliver projects of exceptional value. You'll join our team for 8-10 weeks during the break before your final year of study.

#2 Credit Suisse
Associate Program Private Banking
Develop your unique advisory skills in the elite ranks of one of the largest wealth managers worldwide. Our Private Banking & Wealth Management Division offers comprehensive advice on a broad range of investment products and services tailored to the complex needs of (ultra) high-net-worth individuals and families. Our Associate programs are designed to train talented MBAs to become successful Relationship Managers.

#3 Nomura
Global Markets Analyst & Associate Internship Program
The Global Markets internship program in London is open twice a year in spring and summer for Analyst interns. We also recruit summer Associates for our 10 week internship program in June. You can expect to have structured training in key professional skills, the opportunity to attend networking events and seminars, that will give you an in-depth knowledge of our business. The internship program is designed to give you an idea of what a career in the industry would be like.

#4 Credit Suisse
Associate Program Investment Banking
Fresh thinking and creative solutions to some of the most complex business problems are at the core of Investment Banking at Credit Suisse. You'll learn how to put our expertise to work in some of the most complex and challenging mergers, acquisitions, financings and restructurings in the world.

#5 Vanguard
MBA Development Program
Vanguard strives to prepare our crew for roles that align to their abilities and interests, where they will have the greatest impact to our organization and ultimately, our clients. To drive this culture of continual growth, we offer the MBA Development Program, for current MBA students looking to accelerate their career trajectory with Vanguard.

#6 ING
International Talent Programme
The International Talent Programme (ITP) is a four-year programme that lays the foundation for a career with real impact. Bring your drive and commitment, and we'll set you on a path to exciting opportunities.

#7 Mastercard
Management Associates Program
Mastercard's Management Associate Program is a Global General Management Program accelerating successful MBA graduates into fast track careers. The program is rotational with three placement opportunities for six months each across businesses and regions.

#8 Thomson Reuters
Management Associates Program
At Thomson Reuters, our Management Associates Program (MAP) is designed to find the best management talent and position them to become the potential future leaders of our global organization. This highly competitive program offers exceptional candidates the opportunity to combine challenging assignments with a high degree of personalization. To best position you for future success, each associate will be asked to select a concentration of Finance, Strategy, or Product Management.

#9 RBC
Graduate Leadership Program
A cross enterprise leadership development program over a two year period, GLP Associates will be placed in a series of assignments across the organization to develop the skills and knowledge required to become successful future leaders at RBC. These assignments may occur in Canada as well as abroad in various businesses from...

#10 Deutsche Bank
One Bank Leadership Program
As a leading global bank with roots in Germany, we're driving change and innovation in the industry championing integrity, sustainable performance and innovation with our clients, and redefining our culture and relationships with each other. With operations in over 70 countries, we encourage our people to think for themselves and reward integrity. has thousands of students from 107 business schools searching its Development Programs Directory (thanks to their schools' memberships). The analyses of the students interests allows to discover the trends and the most popular programs worldwide, broken down by region, industry and function in several articles.


Posted on June 8, 2017