Graduate programme

Our graduate programme offers exciting career opportunities in an international organisation managing one of the world’s largest investment funds. You will be given extensive training in various roles across the organisation.
Graduates of the 2021 programme together with CEO Nicolai Tangen. From the left:  Haakon Husøy, Kristin Verpe, Erik Dengerud, Vedangini Sahajpal, Nicolai Tangen, Isabelle Molander, Sophie Kilaas.

Graduates of the 2021 programme together with CEO Nicolai Tangen. From the left: Haakon Husøy, Kristin Verpe, Erik Dengerud, Vedangini Sahajpal, Nicolai Tangen, Isabelle Molander, Sophie Kilaas.

Personal and professional development opportunities

Managing the fund is an important and complex undertaking. To succeed in this, we need the best people, so we are keen to recruit and retain young talent in a range of disciplines. The graduate programme is for those looking to work in areas such as:

  • Investment management
  • Responsible investment
  • Risk management and compliance
  • Technology and IT

We offer good opportunities for personal and professional development. You will receive extensive training and be assigned both a corporate mentor and a buddy to support you in your new role.

Diversity brings the best results

Our objective is to generate the highest possible return, so we need to take the best possible decisions, have a broad outlook and be creative. The more diverse we are, the better the results we will achieve.

We are looking for talented individuals with different backgrounds and mindsets who enjoy taking chances. We are not afraid to make mistakes, because that is how we learn and improve. We welcome candidates from different academic disciplines and from different socio-economic and minority groups.

So that people thrive in our competitive, hard-working and high-performing organisation, we set great store by them having fun at work!

The graduate programme is for final-year students and recent graduates who:

  • take the initiative, are curious and have a desire to learn
  • are team players, flexible and happy to take chances
  • have an international mindset
  • have an understanding of the fund’s role and mandate, its importance to the Norwegian people, and how you can contribute
  • are looking for a job with an important social purpose
“I want the fund to be the number one choice for students,” says our CEO Nicolai Tangen. "Hear why I think this is a unique opportunity for you":

 

    

How to apply

We recruit to the programme each autumn, with start-up the following summer. Applications for the 2023 programme open 15 August. The application deadline is 18 September.

To apply, you need to complete an electronic application form where we ask general questions about your motivation. You also need to upload your CV/résumé and academic references as a single document.

 

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    Fill in your resume in the application form
    To apply, fill in your resume in the application form. Other relevant documents can be uploaded.
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    Convert your grades to Grade Point Average (GPA)
    Please convert your grades to Grade Point Average (GPA) in the application form.
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    Initial HR interview
    The strongest applicants will be be invited to complete an initial HR interview.
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    Selected candidates will be invited to an assessment centre
    Further, selected candidates will be invited to an assessment centre where you will meet managers, current graduates, and relevant staff.
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    Final interview with relevant teams
    We will invite the top candidates for final interviews with the relevant teams at Norges Bank Investment Management before we make our offers for the positions.

Do you have any further questions?

Please contact us at: talent@nbim.no.

Please note for you to be eligible, you must be able to work in Norway.

Applicants must be of sound character with personal finances in order and must be security approved in accordance with Norges Bank’s rules. Applicants will be required to submit a police certificate of conduct. Education and work experience will be verified.

Last saved: 24/08/2021

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