Trainee programmes

Trainee programmes

For a new graduate, we offer specific trainee programmes that will prepare you for a career in a specific sector. Currently there are two programmes available, in IT and in Compliance. Trainees who successfully complete the 12 or 18 months programme may be offered a full-time position at Pictet according to business needs.

Our programmes

IT Experience programme 

This course offers the opportunity to put your IT qualifications and skills to work and gain hands-on experience amongst our 300 IT professionals.

Details of the programme


What is your profile?

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Information Technology, Communication Systems or Business Informatics
  • Strong interest in pursuing a career in IT
  • Keen to work in banking and financial
  • Creativity and project management orientation
  • Strong interpersonal skills

The successful intern will also demonstrate high academic grades, a strong desire to learn, curiosity and initiative.


What do we offer?

  • You will be asked to select one of three courses within the IT Experience programme according to your background and interest:
    • All Round IT (Development and Infrastructure)
    • Development / Programming
    • Infrastructure / Networks / Systems / Security
  • Each of the three courses include a series of 4 to 6 months internships within different IT departments


The extras

  • A complete introduction course on banking and finance
  • Management of an important IT project and presentation of the results to the Programme Committee
  • Supervision by a mentor



12 months


Don’t hesitate to apply!

Compliance All Round programme 

This programme offers you the opportunity to find out about the work of Compliance functions by working with the different teams in the Compliance Client Accounts Services & Investigations (CASI) Department in Geneva.  

Details of programmes

What is your profile?

  • Master's degree in Law or Economics from a Swiss university
  • A strong interest in compliance
  • Fluency in French and English, with strong writing skills in both languages
  • An enquiring mind, high analytical skills and the ability to process information

What do we offer?

  • Experience in the Compliance Department of a highly reputable financial institution
  • A series of rotations within several Compliance teams (6 months each):
    • Client account opening
    • Review of existing accounts
    • Monitoring of transactions
  • The opportunity to develop your skills and acquire a thorough knowledge of Compliance regulations in a dynamic professional environment

The extras

Depending on your background and interests:

  • A complete introduction to banking and finance
  • Work on a specific project to be presented to the Compliance department


18 months

When to apply

We accept applications twice a year in September/October (for a programme starting in February), and in April/May (for a programme starting in August).

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