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Internship Securities Equity Sales / Life Sciences

Posted 22 Oct 2021

Work experience

0 to 1 years

Full-time / part-time


Job function


Degree level


Required language

Dutch (Fluent)

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Internship Securities Equity Sales / Life Sciences



Jouw baan

Investors understand that Kempen Securities consists of dedicated professionals who simply enjoy monitoring market developments. At Kempen, we prefer to be exclusive. So instead of spreading ourselves thin in all markets, we focus on only four niches within equity research – in which we excel. This internship is focused on the Life Sciences sector.

The result is a strong portfolio which guarantees that all clients receive our signature high-level attention. We also have specialist equity sales who are experts within and across the niches. They provide in-depth views, market colour and general investor sentiment on stocks which we care about.

Our Equity Sales build up new relationships and maintain existing ones. Due to the in depth understanding on all stocks that we cover an equity sales is able to spot the opportunities in the market and to pitch those with investors. As equity sales you are the main point of contact to the investors. During the 3-6 months of your internship at Kempen you are a full member of the Securities Sales team whereby you get to experience the young, dynamic and interactive culture of Kempen Securities.

An internship is a great way to get to know Kempen as a merchant bank, our employees and of course Securities in particular. Is the dealing room the place where you belong? Does advising international institutional investors sound interesting to you? Are you excited by the prospect of opening doors and starting new relationships? Then the internship securities equity sales is perfect 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, help with sourcing new clients, organize/set-up calls, roadshows and seminars and many other exciting things!

Jouw ervaring

Think big, start small. That’s the way to make an impact on both our customers and society in your role at Kempen. That desire to make an impact runs through your veins. You know our customers through and through, and their cases even infiltrate your dreams. We, on the other hand, are dreaming of a mergers, acquisitions and securities trading intern who can bring that little bit extra to the table, especially when it comes to ambition, problem-solving skills, and above-average study results. We’re not too concerned if you don’t already have a lot of experience under your belt, because your drive to learn and get the most out of yourself will more than compensate this. You also have:

  • Have a PhD, a Master degree, or are in the finishing stages of a Master degree (scientific);
  • Have affinity with financial markets and the Life Sciences sector;
  • Are analytically strong, for example shown by excellent grades;
  • Have a pro-active mindset with good communication and entrepreneurial skills;
  • Fluent in English (Dutch is not a requirement);
  • You are fulltime available for 3 months.

Ons bedrijf

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.

Wij bieden

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


Kempen is a Dutch Merchant Bank with an international reputation based in Amsterdam. We are specialized in financial services to institutional investors, companies and wealthy individuals. All knowledge and experience is focused on 4 core activities:
Asset management - Securities - Corporate finance - Investments
Our focus lies with specific products and services in the area of real estate, life sciences and small- and midcaps. We don’t do everything, but what we do, we do at the highest level.

Finance & banking
Active in 5 countries
450 employees
70% men - 30% women
Average age is 33 years