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12 Month Internship - Corporate Structuring

  • Internship
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Banking & Finance
  • London

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  • You must have a Bachelor Degree in a related field, strong initiative, be team-oriented, analytical, skilled in programming (Python/VBA) and possess strong quantitative skills for this 12 Month Corporate Structuring Internship.
  • You will support GMD Structuring by providing solutions, training, and technical support to the sales network, designing new products, coordinating internal development, and ensuring high origination standards. You will also participate in risk analyses, strategy planning, ad-hoc projects, and reporting to the Corporate Risk Advisory team.


  • Minimal education level:
  • Bachelor Degree / BSc Degree or equivalent
  • Academic qualification / Speciality:
  • Graduated
  • Required skills:
  • Flexible
  • Strong initiative / highly motivated
  • Team-oriented
  • Analytical
  • Technical skills required:
  • Programming (e.g. Python / VBA)
  • Strong quantitative skills


  • GMD Structuring has the following mandates:
  • Provide added-value solutions, marketing content, technical support/training and pricing assistance to Sales network:
  • Products include hedging solutions and investment products
  • Across all available asset classes: Rates, Credit, FX/Precious Metals, Equities, Cross-Assets
  • Foster cooperation and ensure a smooth execution process between Trading and Sales
  • Design and develop new products, tools, materials responding to clients’ needs and sales feedback and coordinate the internal development process as needed
  • Local implementation or development of appropriate or tailor made “financing” and “packaging” wrapping solutions (“tailored financing” with embedded derivatives, EMTN, fund, loan, repack, TRS etc.) with a strong transactional motivation in order to optimise clients’ objective versus risk, accounting and/or regulatory constraints
  • Support the cross-selling business with Sales force regionally and globally: definition and roll out of the acceptable risk parameters and best practices for the product line including participation in the structuring and negotiation of the transactions to ensure alignment with the defined risk parameters
  • Ensure the business is carried out with the highest origination standards from both a compliance and legal standpoint
  • Represent the business, be the point of contact on matters requiring structuring/technical expertise
  • Strategy and Business Planning:
  • Participate in the production of risk analyses and presentations that identify and quantify the type and size of the client exposures, the associated risks and the potential hedging/investment solutions that could be employed to mitigate these risks
  • Focus will be on Risk Advisory for Corporate clients
  • Be involved in ad-hoc projects that may include the development of IT tools, dashboards or models to automate some tasks run by the team
  • Reporting:
  • Reporting to Corporate Risk Advisory team
  • Risk:
  • Adhere to CA-CIB policies and be alert to risks arising from transactions for the bank and the client.
  • Take into account compliance and reputational risks in the design of solutions for clients.
  • Ensure the adequacy of the solution with the client’s objectives.


What will be the main responsibilities of the Corporate Structuring intern during the 12-month internship?

The main responsibilities of the Corporate Structuring intern will include assisting the team in running risk analyses for Corporate clients, helping them understand their risk and optimize their hedging strategies. This will involve applying mathematical/statistical analysis to real-world situations, developing tools using Python/Excel, analyzing financial reports, and participating in the preparation of client presentations to identify and promote added-value strategic FX and Rates opportunities.

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Mission & Purpose

Crédit Agricole CIB is the corporate and investment banking arm of Crédit Agricole Group, the 10th largest banking group worldwide in terms of tier 1 capital (The Banker, July 2022). Nearly 8,600 employees across Europe, the Americas, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and North Africa support Crédit Agricole CIB's clients, meeting their financial needs throughout the world. Crédit Agricole CIB offers its large corporate and institutional clients a range of products and services in capital markets activities, investment banking, structured finance, commercial banking and international trade. The Bank is a pioneer in the area of climate finance, and is currently a market leader in this segment with a complete offer for all its clients.