Internship Securities Equity Sales

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Your job
Do you have interest in financial markets and are a natural-born sales (wo)man? Apply now and become part of the Equity Sales team for a period of 3 to 6 months!

Equity Sales is about building and maintaining relationships with investors by providing in-depth content. During this internship, you will work in collaboration with the Equity Sales and Research team. The Equity Sales teams are continuously looking for talented students for full time internships in which interns operate as a fully-fledged team member. During this intensive period you will become acquainted with the basics of the equity brokerage business. Would you like to work with entrepreneurial, ambitious colleagues on exciting stocks? Then this is a position for you!

During 3-6 months you’re actively part of the team. You will work closely with the sales, trading and research teams to gather information on the stocks Kempen covers and on our clients to provide the best service to our institutional investors. You’ll help the team to enhance its commercial results; for example: support client prospection and business development, prepare stock pitches, set-up calls, roadshows and seminars and many other exciting things!

Van Lanschot Kempen is the Netherlands’ oldest independent financial institution. We prefer to be exclusive; we focus on four niches within Equity Research and Sales – in which we have leading European positions: Real Estate, Infrastructure & Renewables, Lifesciences & Healthcare, Local Alpha.

Your experience
Think big, start small. That’s the way to make an impact on both our customers and society in your role at Kempen. Kempen seeks university students with ambition, drive and proven talent. Interest in the financial sector and the Sales job are a prerequisite. Kempen requires its analysts to rise to the challenge, and our interns are no exception. Do you think you fit in our organization and do you want to take on the challenge?

Next to this, you:

  • Are in the finishing stages of a Master degree or are recently graduated, within a management, economic or engineering subject (you are preferably in your last year of studies, seeking placement);
  • Have affinity with financial markets;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills: exceptional writing, communication, service orientation and customer focus;
  • Are analytically strong, for example shown by excellent grades;
  • Team player able to work in a demanding environment; dynamic and entrepreneurial-minded;
  • Fluent in English and other European languages a plus (Dutch is not a requirement);
  • You are fulltime available for 3 to 6 months.

Our company
Kempen is an international investment bank, headquartered in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. We are part of Van Lanschot Kempen and employ around 450 people in our offices in Amsterdam, New York, London, Antwerp and Paris. We are specialised in Corporate Finance, Securities and Asset Management. Kempen represents professionalism, entrepreneurship and drive.

To work in a sustainable and future-oriented way, inclusion and diversity are essential. A highly inclusive and diverse workforce helps to drive business performance and innovation, workforce agility and resilience, as well as positive social and environmental impact. It is our ambition for the inflow of each department to be more diverse than the outflow. For example, if an employee leaves or more headcount becomes available, we aim to increase diversity by hiring someone who brings something new to the team. Whether that’s gender, age, nationality, background or anything else.

We offer
We offer you an entrepreneurial position in an international, dynamic and challenging environment, where you immediately get your own responsibilities and client exposure. You will gain experience in a wide range of transactions, both in a private, as well as listed environment. We offer you training on the job as well as tailored programmes. Kempen offers excellent primary and secondary working conditions with an attractive remuneration package and a professional work environment.

Enthusiastic? Use the button ‘apply now’. Do you have questions or do you want to have more information? Please contact Sophie Koopman at

Please upload your cv and cover letter in English, and include your bachelor and master grade list in your application.

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