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Financial Trainee Programme

Are you a match with the Financial Traineeship? 

We are searching for graduates from all over the world with focus in economics, finance or similar.

When does the programme start? Flexible throughout the year  

How long is the programme? 12 months

Location: Frankfurt am Main or Luxembourg

You are passionate about finance? You want to get to know the CFO area from various perspectives? Then the Financial Trainee Programme might be just the right fit for you.

What is the Finance Traineeship about?

Within our CFO division, you will be involved in various finance related tasks such as analysing financial performance to steer the business, optimising processes or establishing an effective and efficient risk management system. You will get the chance to gain insights about all kind of different aspects. For example, if you are interested in accounting or controlling, you will be able to get to know topics like managerial accounting, covering planning & decision support as well as performance evaluation & analysis. Based on your interests, we will give you the opportunity to choose the areas of your work from different elective modules.

During the job rotation you will gain insight into strategic decision-making, business processes and learn how to operate in a diverse shareholder landscape.

1. Financial Accounting & Controlling (~ 5,5 months)

Areas of work: accounting, controlling, capital planning, regulatory reporting etc.

2. Risk Management (~ 5,5 months)

Areas of work: financial risk, non-financial risk, model validation, internal control systems, business continuity management etc.

3. Treasury (~ 1 month)

Why the Traineeship at Deutsche Börse Group?

Creating trust in the markets of today and tomorrow is our central purpose at Deutsche Börse. We are proud to say that it’s the commitment of all our colleagues that drive Deutsche Börse Group forward and makes us successful as a company. As a participant of our Financial Trainee Programme you will gain insights into strategic decision-making, business processes and the working culture at Deutsche Börse Group from various perspectives.

If you aim at a leading position at Deutsche Börse Group and want to contribute to our purpose with passion, know-how and new ideas, we are looking forward to meeting you!

What you can expect

Job rotation within the CFO division

During each station you will gain insight into strategic decision-making, business processes and learn how to operate in a diverse shareholder landscape.

Personal development & trainings

Your personal development is an integral part of the programme and will be promoted. As such, you will have the chance to participate in different trainings from our Capital Markets Academy and digital learning platform.


You will get the chance to develop an excellent network within Deutsche Börse Group during the programme, which you can leverage to kick-start your career.


You will be matched with an experienced colleague acting as your personal mentor and supporting your professional and personal development throughout the whole programme.


You have the choice to start your Financial Trainee Programme in Germany or Luxembourg. However, you will interact with our colleagues from all over the world and get the chance to work from three different locations during the programme: Frankfurt, Luxembourg and Prague. This will help you to develop an extensive network and get to know other locations of Deutsche Börse Group.

Application process

Step 1
Step 1

Apply via our online application portal. Please upload all the necessary documents such as your CV, overview of grades, degree certificate and, if applicable, your employment references.

Step 2
Step 2

After checking your documents, we will invite you to a telephone interview with the specialist department. If we think you would fit in well with us, you will receive an invitation to our interview day, which will also take place online or on site.

Step 3
Step 3

On this day we get to know each other better and you work together with other participants on a business case study. After successful completion of the interview day, we will send you feedback shortly afterwards and, if applicable, offer you a position in our Financial Trainee Programme.

What do our current trainees say? Get valuable insights from their testimonials.

Algert, Trainee in Luxembourg
Algert, Trainee in Luxembourg

“The most exciting part of my job at Deutsche Börse is to analyse and solve new and different issues every day. On top, I feel part of a family where people really care about me.”

Andre, Trainee in Eschborn
Andre, Trainee in Eschborn

“During your time in the programme you will undoubtedly learn a lot. You will be exploring several areas and teams, work on challenging tasks and build meaningful relationships with the people you meet.”

Chenxi, Trainee in Eschborn
Chenxi, Trainee in Eschborn

“The well-structured graduate programme provides me with clear guidance and various trainings within each job station where I can gain a macro overview of Deutsche Börse Group and acquire expertise in the key financial areas. My colleagues, supervisors and mentor are experienced and very friendly – always willing to share and support whenever issues come up.”

Izabela, Trainee in Eschborn
Izabela, Trainee in Eschborn

“The programme gives you not only great learning opportunities, but also networking ones. I got to meet so many great, intelligent and inspiring people and I could learn so much from them, what I am really grateful for!”

Jan, Trainee in Eschborn
Jan, Trainee in Eschborn

“Varying, challenging tasks and team spirit are most important for me. At Deutsche Börse I was able to find both.”

Miriam, Trainee in Luxembourg
Miriam, Trainee in Luxembourg

“For me the programme is a unique chance to get a cross-departmental view of both finance and risk tasks. Being able to rotate between different functions exposes you to new and interesting topics on an ongoing basis – this is quite a challenge and thus the perfect opportunity for personal and professional growth.”

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Recruiting Team

Recruiting Team

Take your career to the next level with us and embrace new challenges!


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