Our graduate programmes will give you a thorough introduction to the financial industry.
An opportunity to develop your skills
Early on you will take on responsibilities, build your network among peers, senior professionals and business leaders alike. In short, it is an opportunity to have impact.
Our graduate programmes have three components
- Acquire technical skills and expertise
- Improve self-awareness
- Build a solid base of communication and social skills
- Develop self-leadership
- Experience the graduate community
- Learn from your peers, team, mentor and managers
- Build your network
- Understand the essence of teamwork
- Have a business impact
- Generate value by participating in Group projects
- Develop entrepreneurship
Testimonials from former graduates
The 2023 graduate recruitment campaign is now open.
Details of the graduate programme
- University degree combined with a strong affinity for the selected area
- Recent graduate with a maximum of overall two years’ working experience
- Fluent in English. Other languages are a strong plus and might be required for a graduate role
- International background
- A capacity to learn, strong interpersonal skills and enthusiasm are fundamental
- A permanent position including a specific 18-24-month programme with rotations to build expertise and professional skills
- Opportunity to complete a leading professional certification (CFA, CIIA, CIA, IT certification, etc.)
- Participation in the Group graduate training programme to enhance personal branding, communication, presentation and self-leadership skills
- Integration into the Group graduate community
- Opportunities to create a strong network among experts and business leaders
From end-February until April 15th
Feedback on your application
March - May 2023
June 2023 at the latest
Feedback on your interviews
September or October 2023
Start of all Graduate Trainee Programmes
This timeline is valid for our graduate recruitments in Switzerland and Continental Europe and is provided for information only and indicates the maximum length of each recruitment step.
For other locations or a specific role, the dates may vary depending on local scheduling.
We encourage you to apply as soon as you see a graduate position matching your background and career aspirations. We may close the application window before the above dates if we receive a larger number of applications.
Graduate programmes throughout the Pictet Group
Pictet Asset Management
Our graduate programmes offer a unique opportunity to develop a comprehensive view of the asset management industry from marketing and sales to investments, through a series of rotations. Graduate trainees experience between 8 and 10 rotations in a number of international locations over a period of 18 months, enabling them to develop first-hand knowledge and familiarise themselves with our investment teams and our products. They gain exposure to a wide range of experts within the firm and form part of our international graduate network. They also have the opportunity to develop their soft skills through individually tailored training programmes, helping them to deepen their personal branding and communication skills. On the technical side, they prepare for the CFA level 1 and level 2 qualification during the programme.
Pictet Wealth Management
Our 24-month graduate programmes offer a unique opportunity to develop strong competencies in the wealth management industry while quickly specialising on one function. Applicants may select from one of two Pictet Wealth Management graduate programmes: Investments and Etats-Major. During the programme, our graduates work within one dedicated team, and a series of short rotations is planned to build complementary skills, develop first-hand knowledge and familiarise themselves with our activities. They gain exposure to a wide range of experts within the firm and form part of an international graduate network. On the technical side, they prepare for a specific certification, while the Group Graduate Training Programme aims to develop their soft skills. By the end, graduates should be fully prepared to take ownership of the position for which they have been trained.
Pictet Asset Services
The programme allows graduates to acquire a comprehensive knowledge of our asset services business while also training in a specific function. During the 24-month programme, graduates work within one team, involved either in client support or in operations or tax project management. A series of short rotations helps graduates build complementary skills, develop first-hand knowledge and become familiarised with our activities, teams and financial products.
Pictet Alternative Advisors
Our graduate programmes offer a unique opportunity to develop a comprehensive view from various angles of the alternative investments industry, comprising real estate, private equity and hedge funds. During the 24-month programme, successful applicants will cover investments, client relationships, project management and corporate functions (finance, risk management, compliance, legal and strategy), as well as being trained in a specific function so that they can become specialists in their area of responsibility. Apart from on-the-job training, graduates will study for a recognised professional certification and complete a series of training courses aimed at enhancing their communication skills, personal branding and leadership qualities. The graduate programmes may be available at our offices in Geneva, Singapore, Luxembourg and London.
Pictet Trading & Sales
Our Graduate programme in a unique opportunity to develop a comprehensive knowledge of the trading activity. During the programme, our graduate trainees work on one dedicated team and have the opportunity to do a few immersions on the trading floor, the aim being to build complementary skills, develop first-hand knowledge and familiarise themselves with our activities. The programme is also made up of two rotations in different Pictet Group units and departments. Our graduate trainees have access to a wide range of experts in the firm, gain a thorough grasp of the activities conducted on the trading floor. This programme is an excellent foundation for starting your career with PTS. For 2022, the graduate programmes may be available at our offices in Geneva and Luxembourg.
Technology & Operations
The Technology & Operations graduate programmes offer a variety of opportunities to develop in-depth skills and knowledge in banking operations, innovation, digital, lean management, agile methodology, data science, business analysis or project management. This programme is the perfect path for graduates in IT, business or data analysis, with strong programming skills or database management competencies. At the end of the programme, you will take up a position where your strengths, competencies and the knowledge you gained during the rotational programme will be most valued as far as our business needs are concerned. The graduate programmes may be available at our offices in Geneva and Luxembourg.
Corporate Functions include the Group's non-banking activities, such as Compliance, Internal Audit, Legal, Compliance, Communication, Information Security and Human Resources, both in Geneva and at our branches abroad. These functions are carried out by experts who work closely with the different business lines. Our Graduate programmes, available mainly in Geneva and Luxembourg, give you the opportunity to discover the work of these units. In addition to being mentored by professionals, who will pass on their know-how to you, the programme you follow will be varied and enable you to get to know different services and activities and add to your existing skills.
We are a leading independent investment firm with more than 200 years’ experience. As long-term investors, we aim to direct capital to the real economy in a manner that improves the state of the planet. We do this by building responsible partnerships with our clients and the companies in which we invest.
*Figures as of 31 December 2022 (unaudited)