ICC Banking Commission: Internship

The Banking Commission is seeking a full-time intern to support the management and production of its publications for a period of 4 to 6 months starting as soon as possible.

Please note that all candidates must be enrolled in an academic institution and must provide a “convention de stage.”

The Banking Commission is seeking a full-time intern to support the management and production of its publications for a period of 4 to 6 months starting as soon as possible.

With over 600 members in 95 countries, the ICC Banking Commission is a worldwide forum of trade finance experts whose common aim is to facilitate international trade finance across the world. Our mandate is threefold:

  • Be the authoritative rule-making body and produce the universally accepted standard for all forms of Trade Finance. Our rules for trade serve as the basis of USD 2 trillion trade transactions a year.
  • Serve as the trusted industry leader for regulators to support the development of a sound financial system.
  • Be a global organization which engages “unbankable” regions and segments and develops solutions to integrate them into the global system through well-established collaborations with business leaders from the banking industry, multilateral organizations and development banks.

Main responsibilities

  • Support the production and distribution of ICC Banking Commission Market Intelligence Products, including the annual ICC Global Survey on Trade Finance and resulting report “Rethinking Trade & Finance”, and any additional quarterly reports.
  • Support the management of the ICC Trade Register Project – a world-spanning data pool of risk information – in partnership with +25 tier-one banks and the consultants assigned to it.

The ideal candidate should

  • be a self-motivated individual with a proven ability to work on their own initiative and as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • have good interpersonal skills, with a diplomatic approach
  • have confidence in liaising with a range of stakeholders – individuals and organizations
  • be attentive to detail and rigor and at ease with administrative support tasks
  • be able to prepare correspondence and draft content for communications and marketing purposes
  • be at ase with a range of computer software programmes, in particular Excel and other applications for data processing or databases
  • Familiarity with research and processing information on trade, finance for trade and banking is a plus.

The working language for the ICC Banking Commission is English. Proficiency in French and any other languages are favorable.

More information is available on our website:

Please note that all applicants must have a convention de stage. Nationals from outside the European Union or Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Andorra, Monaco, or Switzerland are required to get an appropriate visa from the French consulate.

Internships are remunerated according to French law. The average working week is 35 hours.

To apply for this position, please send your CV and cover letter in English to Laura Straube at laura.straube@iccwbo.org