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Rabo Global Traineeship – One year that revolves around you

Rabo Global Traineeship

Are you inquisitive, brimming with ideas and looking for challenges? Do you get the most out of yourself and others? Then Rabo Global Traineeship is the perfect program to start your career with. We are looking for recent university graduates who are eager to develop on a personal and professional level and who have what it takes to potentially move up to a senior management position at Rabobank. In short: we are seeking enterprising people who want to make a difference.

Our Traineeship

Rabo Global Traineeship gives you the opportunity to become acquainted with all different parts of the banking business. In just one year you complete a programme that has been tailored especially for you. You will focus on a total of three or four projects, in both the Netherlands or abroad: two three-month projects and one six-month project or four three-month projects. In that way you will be enabled to really get to know Rabobank, the financial world and your own ambitions and qualities.

We believe it is important for you to discover where your talents lie and what suits you. Together with other trainees you will focus on both personal and professional development. The traineeship will include a number of courses. Moreover you will be coached by a young talent manager, a mentor, a supervisor and external coaches. You will also be assisted by a buddy who will help you find your way at Rabobank.

After completing Rabo Global Traineeship, a world of opportunities – that are in line with your wishes – will be opened. You will be able to take challenging next steps. A few examples of these opportunities include: working as an analyst on complex corporate finance deals, a project management position within our InnoHub and a position as relationship manager or risk analyst.

Our organisation

Rabobank is an international financial services provider operating on the basis of cooperative principles. It offers retail banking, wholesale banking, private banking, leasing, and real estate services. We have approximately 43,000 employees and are present in 40 countries worldwide. Our aim is to be market leader across all financial markets in the Netherlands. We are also committed to being a leading bank in the field of food and agri worldwide. Our mission is to make a substantial contribution to welfare and prosperity in the Netherlands and to feeding the world sustainably.

Personal and professional development are at the heart of our working method. This is why we also ensure that after the traineeship you will continue to receive excellent coaching during each and every step of your career. We do this by remaining involved in your personal development and subsequent career steps and by continuing to provide tailor-made courses and programmes.

We offer

Extensive scope and opportunities to achieve both personal and professional opportunities;

Four personal coaches

The opportunity to build an extensive network, both  in the Netherlands and abroad

Three or four projects in the Netherlands and potentially a project abroad

Excellent primary and secondary conditions of employment

Your profile:

(Almost) hold a master’s degree and have a maximum of one year of work experience

Have a broad range of interests

Have demonstrable affinity with the banking industry

Have achieved personal development alongside your studies by, for example, running your own business, gaining international experience, doing internships and/or playing top sports

You have an excellent written and spoken command of Dutch or English (level C1 / C2)

At least a grade of 7 in the Dutch higher education system or minimal GPA of 3.0

You identify with Rabobank’s two core competences – ‘Cooperation’ and ‘Client centricity’ – and possess the following competences:

Result-orientated management

Inspiring development

Setting the course

Additional information

The application procedure comprises an online capabilities test and questionnaire about your personality, an interview and a final selection dayThe next Rabo Global Traineeship class will start in October 2018. Our application deadline is set on the 20th of August 2018.

Please be aware that due to the limited available positions for the class of October 2018, applications are managed on a first come, first served basis.  When we have reached the sufficient number of candidates, we reserve the right to close the vacancy before the final deadline.

For more information, please visit www.rabobank.nl/graduates.


Please do not apply for this position if you are not fluent in Dutch or English (level C1 or C2).

Screening is part of the application procedure. The Rabobank screening procedure is carried out to ensure that new employees are sufficiently trustworthy to perform their duties at Rabobank.

About Rabobank

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Rabo Global Traineeship Contact

.Our Recruiter Marieke Merkelbach (via Marieke.Merkelbach@rabobank.nl or +31622482879).

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