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Commercial Banking - Non-Financial Risk Gatekeeper Internship

At a glance

Are you a student with an affinity for Financial Sector and Integrity? Are you eager to find the best place to test & improve your skills and acquire work experience within a corporate environment? Search no more! ABN AMRO Bank offers you the possibility to work with the best professionals in the business. We are looking for you!

Your job

ABN AMRO is required by law to perform a Systematic Integrity Risk Analysis (SIRA), to get insight into the integrity risks the bank faces and to be able to act when necessary. At least once a year this is done for the whole bank. The assignment will focus on the Commercial Banking business line, which services corporate clients with a yearly turnover up to EUR 250mln.


SIRA is a key risk project within the bank and has grown in importance the past years due to the increasing emphasis on Integrity risks and the role of banks as a gatekeeper in the financial system. By helping on this project, you will help manage the bank its integrity risks. 


Your key responsibility will be being the secretary of all the SIRA workshops held with several parts of the business on several integrity risks (e.g. money laundering, terrorism financing, sanctions, duty of care, conflict of interests, cyberfraud etc.). Being the secretary, you will meet many colleagues, see different departments of the bank and get a better understanding of handling the integrity risks. Depending on availability, you can also help on other projects within the Risk Oversight and Reporting Team.


Your working environment

ABN AMRO is a leading Dutch bank, with an international presence, we are looking for skilled and talented interns who will help us shape ABN AMRO into a future proof bank. Our strategy requires a culture of working together and permanent learning. It’s only with this mindset that we unleash the best in ourselves to deliver a high standard of performance. ABN AMRO’s culture is the catalyst for the evolution in which we find ourselves: our people are imaginative, trust each other and do just that little bit extra to help clients.


With this internship you will become a part of the Risk Oversight and Reporting Team. Our Risk Oversight and Reporting team is brand new and consists of seven colleagues with diverse backgrounds. The team is within Processes & Control and operates in the Commercial Banking (CB) business line.  Purpose of the team is to provide insight and oversight in the level of control in order to achieve the business objectives of CB.


Your profile

  • You are at least a HBO/BSc student.
  • Your study covers Economics, Business Administration, Risk Management, Law, Business Analytics.
  • You are enrolled at university for the entire duration of the internship.
  • You have affinity with Financial Sector and Integrity topics.
  • You can start from June 2021 onwards.
  • You are available for 3 or 4 months.


You recognize yourself as:

  • Communicative: You can convey information in an accurate and clear manner.
  • Curious: You do not mind stepping up to discover more and go to the extra mile.
  • Detail-oriented: You have an eye for detail, and you are used to double check everything you do in order to deliver the best outcome.
  • Dutch speaker: You have an excellent level in the language (spoken and written) is crucial.
  • Flexible: You know how to embrace changes around you and adapt successfully to them.


What we offer

This is the enriching internship opportunity you were looking for! You will have the chance to work in one of the best work environments of The Netherlands. At ABN AMRO we encourage you to develop yourself into the much-needed talent the world is waiting for!


As an ABN AMRO intern you will receive;

  • A work laptop,
  • Monthly fixed compensation (€600 for MSc students and €450 BSc students),
  • A personal development coach,
  • A fun, flexible, and creative team of interns,
  • Frequently occurring afterwork drinks / coffee sessions,
  • Many other benefits.


We offer you the possibility to stand out and make a difference. Feel invited to come and make history with us! Leave a mark that’s forged with hard work, commitment, and companionship. You don’t believe us? Come and see it for yourself!


If you are confident about becoming a valuable member of our team, apply right away! And don’t forget; a well thought-out, structured CV and motivation letter can make you stand out from the crowd!


How to do it?

  • Put only job relevant items in your CV and letter.
  • In your letter present yourself briefly and then tell us WHY you are interested in both this assignment in particular and working at ABN AMRO in general. Subsequently, explain HOW you will be adding value to our team by highlighting your relevant skills and experience.
  • Lastly, always include your availability period (e.g., from April 2021 to September 2021).


We are looking forward to get to know you!


Any doubts, questions or compliments for us? Get in touch via email (it.internships@nl.abnamro.com), phone (020-3433443) or WhatsApp (+31 06 831 53373)



(Application Deadline: 3rd of May 2021)

Please Note: If you are not an EU-resident you need a valid working permit or a standard internship agreement if you are a non-EU/EEA student.


Equal opportunities for all
The success of our organisation depends on the quality of our people and the ideas that they have. Truly surprising insights and innovative solutions for our clients result from an interplay of cultures, knowledge and experience. Diversity is therefore extremely important to our organisation. To ensure that everyone at ABN AMRO can develop their talents, we encourage an inclusive culture in which all colleagues feel engaged and appreciated.

Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, NL

Job Posting Date:  12-May-2021
Requisition ID:  49147

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