Clearing Traineeship

Clearing Traineeship

Do you, as a young professional, want to be part of a company that plays a key role in financial markets all over the world? And do you like working with the latest technology, while looking for new markets, customers and products? Then consider the Global Clearing Traineeship. As a business or IT trainee, you work together with colleagues all over the world to serve the best trading houses through our global network.

From our offices located in the major international trading cities, we serve professional clients, such as professional trading firms, investment managers and large corporates. As clients are highly demanding and the market environment fluctuates, you are guaranteed to learn a lot in a short space of time. Working at ABN AMRO Clearing means thriving in an international, professional yet informal, fast-paced, IT-driven environment. 

What does the traineeship look like?

The 12-month Global Clearing Traineeship prepares you for a job in the dynamic world of Clearing. Together with the international business and IT graduates you enrol into an induction training in Amsterdam. During these training weeks you will learn everything there is to know about ABN AMRO Clearing, get interactive (financial) trainings and we will support you on your way to truly making a difference. After this crash course, you take on three rotations in Clearing. Besides paying attention to content, we also work on your personal development.

Starting positions

Within the Global Clearing Traineeship, you will start as a trainee within one of the 2 tracks. The precise details of the Clearing Traineeship depend on the direction you choose. 


Broad business track with rotations in different departments of Clearing, such as Risk, Operations, Commercial and Finance. You will be working together to service our global clients offering you a look behind the scenes of the different departments.


Track focussed on IT (Risk) and Grid roles and rotations. You are looking for a career as IT Development Engineer and want to explore your capabilities to transform client needs into brilliant code and IT software designs, then the IT track might be just what you are looking for.

For more details on the different tracks, see the careers page on

Who are you?

  • You have an entrepreneurial spirit, creative mind-set and are capable of assessing and evaluating risks.
  • You thrive in an international context.
  • You have a UUniversity bachelor’s degree, preferably followed by a Master’s degree.
  • You think in terms of what is possible, see opportunities and take a solutions-oriented approach.

We offer (under Dutch CLA)

  • A gross salary of approximately €4.200,- based on a 40-hour working week.
  • 11% benefit budget, with which you can buy flexible extra working conditions.
  • A personal development budget of €1.000,- per year.
  • A public transport card for the train, bus, tram and metro.
  • 25 holiday days and 5 Banking for Better days, which you can use to work on your personal development or to make a positive impact on society.
  • The freedom to get the best out of yourself, hybrid working and plenty of room to grow.
  • Guidance from your line manager, assignment supervisor, trainers, and a mentor

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Start with us!

Interested in building a future in the Clearing business? The Global Clearing Traineeship starts with a class in September. We are looking for diversity in background, field, and interests. Choose the track that suits you best- business or IT - and apply! Do you prefer to ask a question or talk to a former trainee? Then send an email to

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