Internship in the field of system-wide stress testing

Recruitment: ongoing, by arrangement

Our Directorate General Financial Stability is currently looking for a motivated and suitably qualified student to take up a paid internship in the field of system-wide stress testing.

Valuable work: your role with us

  • You will support us to develop an integrated, cross-sector stress test model. You model contagion effects between banks, investment funds and insurance companies.
  • You will support us in merging microdata for German banks, investment funds and insurance companies
  • You will support us in implementation of the model in Python

Unique assets: your skills and qualifications

  • Students in computer science, (business) mathematics, statistics, data science, or similar in their fourth semester or later
  • Very good knowledge of Python, in particular in object-oriented programming
  • Experience in the use of Python-API PySpark
  • Knowledge in R desired
  • Experience in working with databases and good knowledge in SQL

Valuable work, generously rewarded

Remuneration and prospects

International working environment, varied tasks, national and international exchange opportunities, remuneration depending on your qualifications

New Work

Home office opportunities, friendly and respectful working atmosphere, working hours: 39 hours/week, flexible and predictable working hours 

Extra benefits

Canteen, good transport connections (bus and train), central location

Interested in enriching our team?

Then we can’t wait to receive your application. If there are still questions that you’d like answered before you apply, simply get in touch with the contact people named below.

Questions regarding the application process can be addressed to:

If you have any questions regarding what the role entails, please contact:

Frau Dr. Tina Engler, Telefon 069 9566-36865 


Please apply using our online tool, citing internship ID 2024_0458_02, the time period you wish to apply for and, if applicable, the topic you wish to focus on.

The Deutsche Bundesbank promotes the equality of men and women in the workplace. We therefore particularly welcome applications from women. Part-time work is generally possible. Where candidates are equally qualified for the position, preference will be given to applicants with a disability.