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A place where you can grow

The history of Standard Chartered in Hong Kong dates back to 1859. It is currently one of the Hong Kong SAR’s three note-issuing banks. Standard Chartered incorporated its Hong Kong business on 1 July 2004, and now operates as a licensed bank in Hong Kong under the name of Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Standard Chartered PLC.

Standard Chartered is a leading international banking group, with a presence in 53 of the world’s most dynamic markets and serving clients in a further 6

Our purpose is to drive commerce and prosperity through our unique diversity, and our heritage and values are expressed in our brand promise, here for good.
Visit our local Hong Kong Corporate website to learn more about us.

Our programmes

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Internship programme

Are you ready to experience the world of banking? Are you looking for an immersive internship experience, that will give you first-hand experience of what it’s like to work in a global organisation?

Our Summer Internship programme allows you to work directly on real-world problems, build your business skills, support and drive innovation, and create lasting relationships . Our programme is designed as a pipeline into our graduate programme; if you do well, you could get a job offer at the end of the programme.


Graduate programme

Are you looking for accelerated growth that will fully empower you to shape your potential? Our graduate programme could be just what you’re looking for. With roles in a variety of functions, you can find your fit with us.   

Over a year you’ll experience an immersive and collaborative learning experience. One that will equip you with a deep understanding of our organisation, business strategy and our future.

Local programmes

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HKU-SCF FinTech Academy

The University of Hong Kong – Standard Chartered Hong Kong 150th Anniversary Community Foundation FinTech Academy (HKU-SCF FinTech Academy) was established in April 2020 with a generous support of HK$60 million from the Standard Chartered Hong Kong 150th Anniversary Community Foundation. The partnership and funding provided through the HKU-SCF FinTech Academy will help facilitate HKU’s research in FinTech, as well as nurturing FinTech professionals to tackle disruptive technologies and creating a tangible and lasting impact on the banking and financial industry. We also participating in the Summer Internship programme in order to offer insights to students on the application of financial technology within the Bank. 

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Greater Bay Youth Employment Scheme (GBA YES)

Launched by the HK Government, to encourage and support young people to work and pursue their careers in the mainland cities of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao in the Greater Bay Area. As a key player in GBA, Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited is participating in the scheme and will offer an 18-month full-time opportunity to recent graduates which will allow them to understand the latest developments of both Hong Kong and those cities and leverage the opportunities for career advancement in the GBA. 

Fintech Career Accelerator Scheme (FCAS)

The Fintech Career Accelerator Scheme (“FCAS”) is a talent development scheme launched by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) in 2016 to expand the fintech talent pool in Hong Kong. This is a full-time, semester-based internship, where interns will work on fintech projects for one year. Applications are direct to HKMA.

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Private Wealth Management Association (PWMA) Apprenticeship Programme

The Apprenticeship is co-organised by HKMA and PWMA and provides university students with “front-to-back” experience in the private wealth management business at least a total of sixteen weeks in two summers. Apprentices will work across a range of functions in our Private Banking business, including different investment products knowledge, client services, risk management, compliance and internal controls. The experience gained through this programme will provide students a solid foundation for a career in the private wealth management industry.

Get to know our business

We have lots of opportunities across our business and network, take a look at each one and see what best fits your career aspirations. 

Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB)

For more than 160 years, we’ve been providing world-class financing, investment, treasury and strategic advisory services to our clients. 

When you’re part of the Corporate and Investment Banking team at Standard Chartered Bank, you can be more innovative and influential.  You can take your career as far as you want it to go. This is a place where ambition meets impact.  You’ll have opportunities to work on exciting projects, learn new skills and make a meaningful difference to the world. 

Our clients include large corporations, governments, banks and investors headquartered, operating or investing in Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Europe and the Americas.  While our corporate banking clients consist of large multinational and local corporates, our commercial banking clients represent a large and important portion of the economies we serve and are potential future multinational corporates. Our strong and deep local presence across these markets enables us to facilitate trade, capital and investment flows, in and for our footprint. 

Transformation, Technology and Operations (TTO)

The digital revolution has transformed banking and financial services. At the centre of our evolution is our  Transformation, Technology and Operations team.  They partner with our business, functions, regional and market teams, across our global footprint, to reshape our future. They’re a diverse, collaborative team, leading cutting-edge and complex transformation projects and providing and maintaining banking operational excellence.  All teams bring passion, innovation, diversity of thought and culture, and an ambition to realise our transformation journey.

We’re responsible for the banks systems and technology infrastructure and we’re digitising our banking services, making it easier than ever for our customers to bank.

Risk & Conduct, Financial Crime and Compliance (RCFCC)

Leading proactive risk management across the bank and helping achieve the highest standards in conduct and compliance.

Wealth and Retail Banking (WRB)

Our team consists of 25,000 colleagues, spread across 35 countries.  And we’re transforming – embracing agile and new ways of working together, which helps us to truly ‘think client’ and serve millions of our affluent and emerging affluent clients, across the world.

Our clients include individuals and small businesses, and we support them with a range of traditional banking services, including investment, credit and wealth planning solutions. Our digital services are designed to provide our clients with unique and superior experiences. We offer career opportunities for relationship managers, customer service specialists,  product and segment management, sales and wealth planning.

  • From lockdown to levelling up your SME business

    Business areas

    We’re a talented and committed workforce, representing 131 nationalities across more than 53 markets in our footprint regions of Asia, Africa and the Middle East and beyond. Our business is structured into client and customer segments and business support functions.

  • ABF Retail Banking Awards 2022 Award

    Employer Award of the Year – Hong Kong

    For the bank’s plethora of upskilling initiatives and commitment to developing talent across the bank, both incumbent and new, Standard Chartered Hong Kong has been named Employer Award of the Year in Hong Kong by the Asian Banking & Finance Awards 2022.

    We strive to deliver comprehensive learning programmes and leading-edge initiatives to enable our colleagues to become future-ready and meet their career aspirations.

    Florence Wong
    Head, HR, Hong Kong & Co-Head HR, GBA 

    Next steps

    • our Culture and Values

      Our culture and values

      Find out more about the purpose that underpins everything we do at Standard Chartered, and the behaviours and culture that drive this purpose forward. 

    • our Business areas


      Find answers to frequently asked questions about our programmes, entry requirement, application process, eligibility and general queries. 

    • Application zone

      Application zone

      Ready to apply? Find out what happens next in our application zone, including hints and tips to make sure you’re fully prepared for interviews and assessment centres.