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Early careers Global Internship Programme

Our 10-week Global Internship Programme allows you to work directly on real world problems to hone your skills, create lasting relationships and learn about your strengths. The programme is intended to create a pipeline to our International Graduate Programme and other full-time roles.

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What you’ll experience

  • A 10-week structured Internship programme, that typically takes place April - August
  • A country induction, formal welcome to the Bank and get to know your peers
  • On-the-job learning
  • Be paired with a ‘buddy’ from the International Graduate Programme, to set you up for success and provide insights into the International Graduate programme, fondly known as the IG Programme
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Can I get onto a graduate role from the Internship Programme?

  • High performing Interns will be eligible for placement on our International Graduate Programme
  • For Financial Markets, there’s an opportunity to be considered for other full-time entry-level roles as well.

We have opportunities in:

  • CCIB Client Coverage
  • Financial Markets
  • Digital Channels and Data Analytics
  • Retail Banking
  • Wealth Management
  • SC Ventures
  • Technology & Innovation

Eligibility

We’re interested in people with diverse backgrounds and encourage students from all degree disciplines to apply to our programmes.

For our Global Internship Programme, you must
  • Be in your in your penultimate (second to last) year of study of your bachelor or post-graduate degree.
  • Have the permanent legal right to work in the country you’re applying to, for the full duration of the internship.
  • The Bank does not sponsor work permits for Internships.

Exceptions

  • For UK and UAE, we accept applications from candidates requiring visa sponsorship, but priority will be given to nationals of the country in question.
  • For US, we will consider students in their sophomore or junior year for our summer internship program.
  • If you’re required to completed mandatory National or Military service after graduation, we will accept applications from final year students.

Evaluation

  • All Interns participating in the Global Internship Programme will be evaluated during 10th week of their internship.
  • Evaluations will be used in our final recruitment decisions for the International Graduate Programme and other full-time roles, with an aim to provide an offer before the internship is completed.

Applications are now open. Ready to apply?

If you’re looking for a career with purpose and want to work for a bank making a difference, we’d love to hear from you.