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About Us

Why Standard Chartered?

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You're our future

Join one of our early careers programmes and you won’t be seen as a number. You’ll be seen as a future leader with the potential to change not just the future of banking, but the future of the world. With the support, autonomy and opportunity to make an impact in international markets, you’ll work with colleagues from diverse backgrounds and learn directly from senior leaders. What you do next is up to you.

As well as starting an impactful career on an international stage, you’ll do it knowing you’re part of something bigger than banking. You’ll discover how to use your entrepreneurial spirit to do good - building meaningful links between communities, local businesses and our own.

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We'll take you further

Disrupting processes. Building extensive networks. Growing expertise. The kind of people who thrive at Standard Chartered are the kind of people who own what they do - whatever that might be.

You don’t have to be a ‘numbers person’ to do well here. In fact, your background isn’t that important to us - it’s what you do with it that counts.

From fintech to sustainability, trading to investments, we have a range of different opportunities that go beyond traditional banking to tackle some of society’s greatest challenges. So, whatever your ambitions, you’ll be exposed to the whole banking process, and be challenged every step of the way.

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We'll harness your passion

We look for ambition, for drive and for a restless desire to change things, for good. Bring your energy and enthusiasm, and we’ll give you the freedom, support and opportunities to grow a meaningful career.

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We'll put you first

We’re redefining banking to put people at the heart of everything we do. As well as growing businesses and helping communities flourish, we’re involved in a range of different people-focussed initiatives.

We rebuild homes via Habitat for Humanity in Nepal, support girls with Goal and much more, so however you want to do the right thing, you’ll find a way to get involved.

Meet our people

Swimming against the tide

I grew up in a remote village in India, where knowledge of the polio vaccination was limited. I was affected by polio at seven months old: a massive attack that left me paralysed below the shoulders.

How can we be disability inclusive?

As a Deaf person, I know and have experienced the common misconceptions about Deaf people. The problem is that most people have never worked with a Deaf colleague, and so their misconceptions are perpetuated.

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My family and me: Wasim’s story

After his wife’s devastating cancer diagnosis, Wasim’s life was turned upside down, but flexible working ensured he could continue to support his family in the right way

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Volunteering in the community

One of the reasons why I’ve stayed with the bank for ten years is that I’m a huge believer of giving back to society and our bank offers a great platform for this

Discover more about

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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. 

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Our business areas

Learn about the different teams across the Bank, discover what they do, and find out about the different routes to entry for students and graduates to find your fit. 

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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.  

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. Click the links below to search for jobs or join our talent network.