What we expect

It’s an exciting time for you to join us as a Graduate. We’re a changing company with big ambitions and together with you we’ll create the future of banking.

This means, that we constantly need to challenge our way of working to do things better and simpler. And as a Graduate, we expect you to challenge and to question the things we do, so we together can become even stronger and build a better bank. In return, you’ll get an environment to grow and develop in, as well as the opportunity to navigate in a large organisation which will unlock exciting opportunities for you.

We also expect our Graduates to live our four key values: Collaboration, Ownership, Passion and Courage. These are the values that guide all of us in being at our best on our transformation journey towards becoming a values and purpose driven bank. 

Collaboration. To build a successful career with us you need to work well with others.

Ownership. You’re reliable, act with integrity and always deliver on time.

Passion. You have a growth mind-set and are passionate about establishing a trustworthy relationship with customers and colleagues.

Courage. You have the courage to speak up and bring new ideas to the table.

In addition, the minimum requirement as a graduate at Nordea is that you have a Master’s degree, a maximum of two years’ post-academic work experience, excellent English language skills Specific recruitment criteria are defined in each job ad. Furthermore, in the recruitment process you need to pass an ability test, where your numerical/deductive, verbal and inductive capabilities will be tested.