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IT Trainee Programme

Welcome to Deutsche Börse Group’s IT Trainee Programme

Duration: 18 months
Division: CIO/COO (Information Technology)
Start: Date will be announced for 2023
Application deadline: The application process is currently closed 
Target group: master graduates from all over the world with very good grades and preferably an international study background with focus on mathematics or IT

You are passionate about technological advancement? You want to get to know the information technology division from various perspectives? Then our IT Trainee Programme might be just the right fit for you.

State-of-the-art IT solutions are at the heart throughout all Deutsche Börse Group’s business areas. Within our CIO/COO division we develop and operate electronic trading systems, provide IT solutions to our clients all over the world and run our internal IT landscape with the latest technology. The top priority of the division is to ensure reliability and the continuous improvement and operation of all our IT systems. In addition, we are focusing on building up new technologies and further strengthening our position as one of the leading technology providers for capital market infrastructure businesses.

As a participant of our IT Trainee Programmes you will gain insight into strategic decision-making, business processes as well as the working culture of 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!

Depending on your interests we offer you a number of IT programmes focusing on different key topics. Each programme allows you to work in different teams, ensuring that you get insights of this area from various perspectives. You will be part of the business from day one and will be given your own projects, responsibility and a lot of creative freedom.

What you can expect

Job rotation within the IT division

During the challenging 18-month programme, you will experience several job rotations throughout different areas in our IT division, while you will gain valuable insights into the company’s core businesses, processes and leadership. Based on your interests, we will give you the opportunity to choose the areas of your work from different elective modules. 


You will interact with our colleagues from all over the world. Furthermore, you will get insights into the work at our different locations such as Luxembourg, Prague, Cork or London.


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. Also, you will have the opportunity to participate in networking events with our management.


You will be matched with an experienced manager acting as your personal mentor and supporting your professional and personal development throughout the whole programme. Our top management mentoring alongside other accompanying trainings constitutes a key feature of this programme.

Personal development & trainings

Your personal development is an integral part of the programme and will be promoted. As such, you will benefit from onboarding, technical and soft-skill trainings. Furthermore, there will be continuous development talks with HR and the leadership team.

Application process
Step 1
Step 1

Apply via our online application portal. Please upload your CV, overview of grades, degree certificate and, if applicable, your employment references.

After checking your documents, we will invite you to a virtual interview. If we think you would fit in well with us, you will receive an invitation to our virtual interview day.

Step 2
Step 2

You will have two interviews with senior managers from your preferred area and another cross-departmental interview. You will also work on a case study together with other participants.

After successful completion of the interview day, we will send you feedback shortly afterwards and, if applicable, offer you a position in our trainee programme.

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

Ankita, Trainee in Eschborn
Ankita, Trainee in Eschborn

“The most exciting part of the job is that you constantly gain knowledge on new topics. Additionally, you are also encouraged to pursue a certified training on the topics of your choice. The rotations after every six months are an excellent opportunity to get familiar with the way each section works and is also a very good chance for networking. Every day is challenging! For me, the programme is the perfect place for personal and professional development.”

Hephzibah, Trainee in Eschborn
Hephzibah, Trainee in Eschborn

“It was a very welcoming atmosphere for me and I was quickly introduced to the team. I liked that because it made the first day go very smoothly. Upon getting my first task, everyone in the team was open to answer my questions which was nice and made me feel ready to tackle my first task.”

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Recruiting Team

Recruiting Team

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


Our Recruiting Team is looking forward to your call or e-mail.