Deadline: October 28, 2016, | Apply here
Eligibility: This opportunity is open only to students of the Stockholm School of Economics as part of the annual Female Economist of the Year
Duration: 12 months
Location: London, The United Kingdom

Stockholm School of Economics: Female Economist of the Year

Are you ready to bring your knowledge from the classroom to the boardroom? Citi wants to help you get there. Whether it’s honing your skills or building your network, Citi knows that success can’t come without growth. This unique experience offers plenty of scopes to develop your skills and gain valuable experience in a large and complex global organisation.

During your 12 months, you will have the opportunity to rotate across 4 different business areas within Citi’s Institutional Clients Group (ICG) spending your first 6 months in London office followed by 6 months in Stockholm office, gaining a real understanding of how the business operates across EMEA.

Citi’s Institutional Clients Group is comprised of diverse, talented professionals globally located in more than 100 countries and territories, collectively representing an unparalleled international network of financial skills and capabilities serving targeted clients.

Their clients are top corporations, financial institutions and governments in countries around the world and the mission is to help them achieve their goals. ICG do so by providing strategic, financing and operational insights and executing tailored product/service solutions, both across our borders and domestically.

The ICG responds to clients’ changing needs through its long-established relationship coverage approach that provides client solutions utilising all of Citi’s relevant capabilities, including the broadest possible access to financial markets globally. No other institution can match our combination of global insights, client relationship management services, geographic reach and local and cross-border product expertise.

During your 12 months, you will spend time in Capital Markets Origination, Corporate Banking, Investment Banking and in our Markets and Securities Services teams.

In addition to the support you will receive from your line manager, you will also be assigned two senior mentors to support you throughout your time as the Stockholm School of Economics Female Economist of the Year.


  • A master student at the Stockholm School of Economics and have graduated in 2016 or are graduating in 2017
  • Have a strong academic record
  • Are fluent in English and a Nordic Language
  • Have a genuine desire for constant challenge and interest in the financial markets
  • You are a natural communicator who builds strong relationships and demonstrates strong interpersonal skills
  • Have high levels of drive, initiative and adaptability

Who will be a great fit

  • Analytical – Assimilating new information quickly and relating it to the needs of the client base
  • Organisational – Managing demands from several sources, working to deadlines and managing offsite analyst timetables
  • Verbal and Written Communication – Attention to detail and clarity
  • Proactivity – Identifying situations that could result in new business and developing recommendations tailored to the client
  • Linguistic skills – in a global environment, this can be an advantage
  • Ability to stay calm and work under pressure
  • Teamwork ethic that drives success from every individual

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