Student and graduate educational programs

The aim of the educational programs conducted by the Bank is to allow students and graduates to gain their first professional experience and knowledge in banking and finance, spread knowledge of economics and share best practices on the company’s business.

Student and Graduate Educational Programs

  • Millennium Bankers – Paid apprenticeship program, which enables involvement in independent, complex projects, in which students acquire practical knowledge of the banking business. The best apprentices receive job offers from the Bank.
  • Millennium Academy – The purpose of the free workshops and training for students run by the Bank’s specialists is to give them insight into working in banking and present possible career paths. In 2016 students had an opportunity to hone their skills at five workshops on commercial negotiations and interpersonal communication.
  • People Grow – is a management skills development programme for graduates and soon-to-graduate students. It is a 2-year on-the-job training programme that offers an opportunity to obtain comprehensive knowledge of the bank’s operations. The participants of the Programme supported by the Mentor – Bank’s management board member – work for various departments on selected projects and training sessions. After completion of the programme, the participant is employed in one of the Bank’s departments.
  • Expert Start Up – is a collection of internship programs conducted in various departments of the Bank for people with specific interests and a vision for their professional career. The interns are supported by managers and specialists in the area in which the project is conducted. Following the internship, the best participants are offered jobs in the Bank. In 2016, Expert Start Up programs were implemented in the areas of retail marketing and electronic banking.
  • You Are Competing for an Internship – For the seventh time the Bank funded the award in the contest You Are Competing for an Internship organized by Gazeta Wyborcza and PwC. The winner of the competition was accepted for a summer apprenticeship at the Bank.

of educational programs

Number of participants of educational programs
Program Number of participants
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
Millennium Bankers 34 34 24 20 24
Millennium Akademy 200 204 211 219 240
People Grow 3 6 8 10 7
Expert Start Up 12 4 9 15 8
You Are Competing for an Internship 1 3 4 9 42
Total 250 251 256 273 321

Cooperation with student organizations in 2016


Ambassador Program – during an annual period of cooperation, the ambassadors, i.e. AIESEC members, provide information to students on the development opportunities offered by the Bank by organizing information stands, contests, participating in job fairs and various fair and educational events. In exchange the ambassadors participate in training sessions and workshops organized by the Bank and receive the possibility of participating in a vacation internship in the Bank.

Career Days Participation in the largest job fair is an effective form of exchange of expectations between the Bank and the young people looking for a job.

Both programs were delivered in 4 academic communities across Poland.

Student Banking Association +

Financial Intelligence x Banking Summit – addressed to students, graduates and young entrepreneurs. During the event, the speakers focused on mergers and acquisitions, investing in rental apartments, personal finance management, securing funds for retirement and banking. The project was addressed mainly to economics major students, who expected to make their career in the financial sector. During the event, the Bank’s employees talked to students about the possibility of a career in the Bank and conducted a B2B marketing workshop.

Student Consulting Association +

Business Explorer – a five-day project whose purpose is to give year 1-3 students insight into jobs in 5 different industries to help them select their future career path. During this event 20 selected students interested in the banking sector visited the Bank’s head office and participated in a special workshop on the Design Thinking methodology.

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