Career paths

We believe that what makes your job meaningful is not only what we invest in it, but also what you invest in it. The more initiative you take, the more you take your own decisions and steer your own career, the more you will benefit from your actions.

This is important for us, because here is another thing we believe in:

What you do will ultimately turn into who you are.


Therefore, you have a range of different options to launch your career with Erste Asset Management. Here are a few typical scenarios of what we may be able to expect from each other:

Summer internship

Duration: 2-3 months in summer (July – September)

Our summer internship is aimed at motivated students who want to gain their first professional experience at Austria’s leading asset manager. Within the framework of the programme you will not only get to know the daily routine on the job, you will assume responsibility and get the chance to network. Even the management board and mid-level management will be happy to take the time and talk about their personal career path with the summer interns during a fireside chat.   

A summer internship can be organised during the months of July, August, and September for at least two, preferably three months with any of the departments of Erste Asset Management according to requirements. We are looking forward to your support!

Thomas H., 2016
Global Strategies & Research
"My summer internship with Erste AM was the perfect opportunity to get to know asset management in Austria, socialise within the sector, and above all gain experience on the job. My tasks were really varied and required the sort of know-how that I had previously obtained at university. It has been an optimal launch pad for my career and luckily is still ongoing as we speak.”

Mandatory internship

You are looking to do a six-month mandatory internship or want to gain professional experience during or after your degree and start your career this way? Apply for a six-month internship with us, and get an in-depth understanding of asset management. You will find our currently open internship positions among our vacancies.

Jennifer G., 2016
Communication Services
“During my internship, I was not only in a position to experience the day-to-day business, but was also responsible for my own project. My colleagues gave me responsibility and treated me like a fully-fledged employee – and the internship was even extended.”


You want to launch your career at Erste Asset Management? You want to develop, be supported and challenged?

We are always on the lookout for extraordinary young talents with pertinent education, relevant internships, or some initial work experience who want to bring commitment, a new approach and new ideas to our team.

Work experience: 0–2 years

Oliver S.
Junior Portfolio Manager
“After my master degree and my earlier internship with Erste AM, the company hired me as Junior Portfolio Manager in Portfolio Management/Asset Management. Here I can develop in day-to-day business as portfolio manager as well as in personal areas of interest such as sustainable portfolio management. Of course, I get support from my team of experienced portfolio managers and from colleagues in other areas on all topics and questions.”


You already have experience in the financial industry and are looking for new challenges at Erste Asset Management?

As specialist with Erste AM, you put your years of experience to good use, because expertise is in high demand in our company. Play an active part in our organisation, contribute to the shaping of processes, and assume responsibility – whether for your own product or in projects. We are happy to present you with new challenges.

Work experience: at least 3 years

Management position

Would you like to shape the future of Erste Asset Management in a management position?

We expect a high degree of entrepreneurial spirit, client focus, the ability to think outside the box, and strong communicative skills from our management team. Be a role model and coach for your team and contribute to the strategic development of Erste Asset Management.

Work experience: at least 7 years

Management experience: at least 2 years

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