SEB Trainee Programme: Advisor to Chief Economist

SEB Trainee Programme: Advisor to Chief Economist

Gain a competitive understanding of real-life macroeconomics, forecasting strategies & insights whilst guiding SEB customers.

Working as an Advisor in the Strategy & Economic Research team within the division Large Corporates & Financial Institutions (LC&FI) at SEB in Stockholm, you will report directly to the Chief Economist and will have a unique opportunity to be at the forefront of macroeconomic research. You will participate in the overall work of the Strategy & Economic Research team, as well as directly advise and assist the Chief Economist in the daily work.

Simultaneously with working in the role being recruited to, you will participate in SEB´s International Trainee Programme, which gives you the opportunity to develop an extensive network within the bank, gain a deep understanding of the financial industry and be professionally and personally challenged.

Career opportunities
Career opportunities
Fitness stipend
Fitness stipend
Flexible workplace
Flexible workplace
Office gym
Office gym

Your trainee position and your team

Your role will involve conducting research, making presentations, in-depth analysis, contributing to impactful reports, and providing key insights that drive financial decisions. You will have the opportunity to make a real impact on SEB´s economic outlook that we both use internally and share with our clients.

You will assist in strategic and economic research, focusing mainly on macroeconomic factors. You will work closely with the Chief Economist, assisting in both the analytical work and keeping an eye on domestic and international economic events; and prepare meetings with stakeholders, clients and journalists. In the slightly longer perspective, you will also be expected to make your own presentations and have your own contacts with clients and media.

You will also play a vital role in SEB´s journey towards sustainability and responsible finance, being expected to come with suggestions on how the research team can improve the incorporation of sustainability threats and factors into the analyses and forecasting. You will also have the opportunity to create and implement a social media plan on how to best communicate the insights and work from the research team.

Your future manager, Jens Magnusson, describes the work in the Large Corporates & Financial Institutions (LC&FI) division:
"This industry is dynamic, with global financial markets and economies constantly evolving. In this role you will have the chance to experience these changes firsthand, gaining valuable insights and an understanding that will set you on the path to success."

Your required skills

We are looking for someone with passion for business in a changing environment. You should be analytical and possess strong communication and social skills. You should also have a keen interest in macroeconomics, societal issues and sustainability. We want you to challenge us, now and for the future. We are looking for someone who:

Our offer to you

We offer you:

After completing the program, our goal is to offer you a full-time job in the role you have been accepted for.

Get to know SEB, your soon to be employer!

Learn more about working at SEB

It is our fundamental belief that inclusion and diversity is crucial for our future success. We strive to have an inclusive, value-driven culture where employees feel valued, respected and involved irrespective of who they are, what they believe or where they come from.

Find out more about the other positions and the International Trainee Programme here:

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Distance to your future workplace

Kungsträdgårdsgatan 8, Stockholm. Open Google Maps to calculate distance and travel time to your future work location.


Career advice from your Recruiter Anton Albèrt

Anton Albèrt

The reasons why I think you should apply for this job:

  • SEB has chosen to recruit unbiased, data-driven and fair with TNG.
  • We initially conceal all candidates´ names and contact information for an anonymous and fair management of applications.
  • You can immediately see how your application is reviewed and follow our decision making in real time from the website.

Contact me if you have any questions about this career opportunity!
Anton Albèrt


Fixed Entry Salary
SEB collaborates with TNG in this recruitment process. TNG are recruitment specialists in unbiased and competence-based recruitment and helps SEB do a neutral and fair selection. You apply to the job by adding your CV or LinkedIn profile at TNG´s application form, no personal letter is needed. Please notice that applications via e-mail are not accepted. The application period is open until January the 7th. If you have any questions, please contact the recruiter.

Last application day 2023-12-06