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Pascale Schwab: “The Graduate Programme allowed me to develop personally and professionally”

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Pascale Schwab: “The Graduate Programme allowed me to develop personally and professionally”

After completing the Julius Baer Graduate Programme, Pascale Schwab was given the opportunity to join the Rewards & Performance Management team. “Working in various departments across different locations allowed me to broaden my knowledge and develop personally and professionally,” says Pascale about her journey from Graduate to Compensation Specialist.

Pascale has been with Julius Baer since September 2015. Here’s her background at a glance:

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Management & Economics, University of Zurich, Switzerland
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration, University of Zurich, Switzerland

Business divisions Pascale worked for during the Graduate Programme:

  • HR Business Management, Switzerland
  • Human Resources, United Kingdom
  • Key Flagship Events, Switzerland

Pascale, why did you apply for the Julius Baer Graduate Programme?
"The Julius Baer Graduate Programme allowed me to gain insight into several functions before deciding what career path to embark on. Additionally, the programme offers the possibility of an international assignment. The opportunity to work in various departments across different locations allowed me to broaden my knowledge and develop personally and professionally. The programme is a valuable foundation upon which I'm now building my career."

What did you like best about your function?
"During my first two rotations in HR Business Management and HR London, I was able to assist in a lot of interesting HR projects and handle daily HR tasks. My third assignment in Marketing allowed me to gain a better understanding of our brand and get an insight in event management. Working in different functions gave me a better understanding of the Bank’s business and allowed me to build a broad network across the Bank."

Which career path did you choose after the Graduate Programme?
"After having had the opportunity to get an insight into Human Resources and Marketing, I decided to embark on a career in Human Resources. I was given the opportunity to join the Rewards & Performance Management team as a Compensation Specialist. I’m grateful to have been able to start my career in the Julius Baer University Graduate Programme and for the many opportunities the Programme offered me."

About the Julius Baer Graduate Programme
After a rigorous selection process, the successful applicants start the Julius Baer Graduate Programme in Private Banking, Advisory Solutions and Investment Management, Business Management or Information Technology. The programme lasts two years and comprises one six-month and two nine-month assignments. In addition to practical work, it includes focused training sessions on technical and social competencies. Regular gatherings with the other participants as well as with key people of the Bank are also part of the programme. The aim is to offer the graduates broad insights into the banking business, make them understand the dynamics of the financial industry in general and our firm in particular and thus best prepare them for a possible future career at Julius Baer.

Further information
Are you interested in learning more about the Julius Baer Graduate Programme? Our dedicated Graduate Programme Manager would be delighted to provide you with additional information.

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