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Join our trainee programme

Now is a great time to join DVB as we continue on our journey to define the industry and become the ‘Go To’ bank for international transport finance. We believe in fresh talent to drive our business forward.

We offer talented individuals the opportunity to work in an international, highly professional and customer-focused environment, in two of the key sectors in the world economy, banking and transportation.

But before you decide exactly where you see your future with DVB, you need to understand what we do. To help us get the best from our people we believe in equipping them with the knowledge and skills in all areas of the Bank which is the underlying principle of our specially designed rotational International Trainee Programme.

Our trainee programme will lay the foundation for an exciting future with DVB. The programme offers placements across the range of commercial areas within your specialist transportation field. You will learn from some of the best in the business, while working on world-class projects. You will also have first-class professional training and the chance to gain experience in locations around the world in real roles and with real responsibilities.

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What you can expect

Each International Trainee Programme is tailored to account for your previous experience, interests and the business needs both short and long term.

0–12 months Credit (this will help you to get a solid foundation in banking)
12–24 months International rotations that could see you spend time in some of the following:;
  • Structured Lending
  • Investment Management
  • Research
  • Advisory/Corporate Finance
  • Asset Management

As part of the training, you will be given the opportunity not only to work in different locations but also to attend external training courses in line with your trainee programme that will support you on the job.

Our trainees can be sure that they are looked after well throughout the rotational programme.

Getting your career off to the right start

At the end of the programme you will know the fundamental aspects of transportation finance, and will be ready for a job in one of the departments through which you have rotated. We have found that individuals who run through our International Trainee Programme excel in their chosen career due to the solid training they receive in the wide range of transportation finance products that we offer.

Who can apply?

The International Trainee Programme is open to students in their final year of university or who have already graduated and gained some industry experience. We welcome both Bachelors and Masters students with:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum 2:1 pass grade in a finance- or transportation-related subject;
  • Minimum of twelve months experience within Banking/Finance (within Transportation is preferred);
  • International experience gained through education, personal or work endeavours;
  • Internationally mobile;
  • Excellent analytical skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Pro-active/performance-driven;
  • Team worker;
  • Exceptional planning and organisational skills;
  • Good command of the English language and at least one or more other international languages would be beneficial.

When can I start my career with DVB?

DVB recruits trainees throughout the year when required by the business. Applications are accepted and reviewed all year round.


Please e-mail your cover letter and CV in English to