When it set up in Porto in 2017, Natixis aimed to recruit 600 people, but lo and behold, what is the French bank’s second innovation center already employs more than 1,500 professionals, mostly technological talents, from a twenty nationalities.
And keep recruiting. This Monday, May 16, she announced that she has more than 200 vacant places for paid professional internships in her office in the center of Porto, starting next September.
This action is part of the third edition of Natixis’ “trainee” recruitment program, aimed at young people eligible for internships at the Instituto do Emprego e Formação Profissional (IEFP), with training in the areas of Engineering and Information Technologies, Management, Economics, Accounting, Finance, International Relations, Law, Human Resources and Communication and Marketing.
“Our project in Porto continues to grow and we are increasingly committed to investing in young talent, in areas ranging from information technology and banking to human resources”, begins by highlighting Maurício Marques, Director of human resources of Natixis in Portugal, in a press release.
“At Natixis, young graduates will find a training experience close and adapted to their ambition, so that they can learn as much as possible about the different fields and projects that we are developing in our Center of Excellence in Porto and have a career perspective. in the long term”, underlines Maurício Marques, guaranteeing that, in the last two years, 90% of the interns have remained in the company with a permanent contract, after the internship.
“We therefore believe that this is an opportunity and a good time for these young people to take the first step in their career, to have a first experience in a company that favors learning and cooperation, in a environment in full development that combines news with a unique work culture,” concludes the same manager.
Natixis says that this year, the intern recruitment program has 200 positions to fill with young graduates for positions in software development, information systems administration, cybersecurity, risk management, international trade law, capital and “banking”. finance”, “who work on a daily basis with teams from all over the world, from New York to Hong Kong”, underlines the banking institution, adding that “it also has positions for the retraining of young professionals from other academic fields, who wish to pursue a career in the world of technology banking”.
Natixis Purple Tour of Northern Universities
The French bank’s recruitment campaign for its center of excellence in Porto will be accompanied by the Natixis Purple Tour, with scheduled stops at universities in the north of the country, including the University of Minho, the University of Trás-os -Montes and Alto Douro, Universidade Portucalense and University of Porto, between May 25 and 31.
“Inside the bus, students will be invited to find out about open positions and to clarify their doubts with the Natixis team in Portugal”, specifies the bank of French origin.
“The initiative will culminate in free late-afternoon networking events” at these universities, with attendees able to enjoy a guided tour of Natixis offices in Portugal.
“In these moments, students will have the opportunity to experience an informal moment with the company’s teams, ambassadors and recruiters”, he concludes.