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Sterling Bank Nigeria

The commercial bank which prides itself as “The one-customer bank”, Sterling Bank Plc is taking applications for Summer Associate Program, Concise News understands.

Sterling Bank has been operating for over 50 years. The bank (formerly NAL Bank) has evolved from the nation’s pre-eminent investment banking institution to a fully-fledged commercial bank; and completed a merger with 4 other banks – Indo-Nigeria Merchant Bank, Magnum Trust Bank, NBM Bank and Trust Bank of Africa – as part of the 2006 consolidation of the Nigerian banking industry.

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Applications are invited for:

Title: Summer Associate Program
Location: Lagos
Specialization(s): Banking/Finance/Insurance
Job Type: Intern

About the Program

  • The Sterling Internship Program offers highly motivated individuals opportunity to gain industry experience, test drives a career in financial services and be exposed to the great stuff done at Sterling Bank. The bank’s internship program allows you to bring new perspectives, innovative ideas and latest research experience into the Bank while you also improve your skills in a diverse environment.
  • It is an opportunity to learn while gaining practical experience. The bank has had great feedback from past interns who generally find the experience to be rewarding and interesting. It is a way to enhance your professional profile with practical work experience.

Job Description

  • As a summer associate, you will be given a unique insight into how Sterling Bank operates, working closely with internal and external clients on live projects.

The Opportunity

  • This is a twelve-week program designed to give participants an opportunity to broaden their knowledge and develop a solid foundation in the Banking sector through a variety of disciplines: customer research, quantitative analysis, strategy, project management, product analysis & design and broader market insights. The program is characterized with placement on a specialized project team where you will work with other Summer Associates to think, design and execute the next BIG thing!
  • Successful Summer Associates may be invited back to join our Management Trainee program in a full-time position.

On The Job

  • You will work with a project team of typically 5 – 7 members, playing an active role in all aspects of customer research, quantitative analysis, strategy, project management, product analysis & design and broader market insights.
  • You will contribute to solving real-world business challenges with your own day-to-day responsibilities. Regardless of what you do, you will have the opportunity to work with internal and external clients as required.

Training Program

  • Your training experience will begin with a three-day orientation focused on getting you acquainted to the company, Sterling Bank’s culture, division-specific training designed to help you develop the essential knowledge and skills needed to succeed on your business projects.  The curriculum includes basic product knowledge, business-specific overviews, technical and professional skills training and career development.

Eligibility

  • The summer associate role is for candidates currently working towards an advanced degree such as MBA, M.Sc. or LLM and is usually undertaken during the second or penultimate year of their study.
  • The bank value diversity in its workplace and encourage all qualified individuals, particularly women, with diverse professional and academic backgrounds to apply. Sterling Bank’s aim is to attract and recruit the best talents in the World.

Who thrives here:

  • The bank is looking for resourcefulness, teamwork skills, enthusiasm and an entrepreneurial spirit, often shown through prior work experience and participation in extracurricular activities.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply
Application Deadline 31st May 2019.

It is noteworthy that Sterling Bank is an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. They do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, marital status or disability status.