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About RBS

We’re the bank that’s determined to make a difference – to our customers, our people and the communities we serve. That determination is what makes RBS such an exciting place to work. We believe there’s a right way to do business, and we’ve created a fair, open, honest culture that values your passions and will help you achieve your full potential.

Summer Internships and Female Insight Weeks

Apply now to join one of our exciting 10 week paid summer internships or one week female insight weeks, and you’ll gain unique industry experience in an area of our bank that will help you excel in your career. Our internships are spread across 10 distinct pathways, all offering great variety and exciting challenge, with the chance to gain a real insight into our culture and also a place on our 2021 graduate programme if you complete the internship successfully.

Alternatively, if you’re graduating in 2022, why not find out more and apply to one of our female insight weeks - visit our website for more information.

We offer internships in the following areas:

Software Engineering

Explore the latest banking innovations and help us harness the power of technology to make a real difference for our people and our customers – helping us build the bank of the future.

Data and Analytics
Our Data and Analytics programme will enable you to gain first-hand experience of the vital role that data plays in our business.

Communications and Marketing
Unleash your creativity and develop a range of skills to become an expert Communications and Marketing professional.

Shape a career where supporting, inspiring and empowering others is key. Join us and help us make a great place to work for everyone.

Here, your flair for analysis, strategy and consulting will be crucial to keep our business and customers safe.

Internal Audit
On our three year Internal Audit programme, you’ll learn key skills crucial to your success as well as working towards a recognised qualification to help you excel in your career.

Customer Solutions
Start your career with the UK’s leading commercial bank. You’ll build relationships with our commercial customers – from start-ups to well known companies.

Change and Business Solutions
We’ll help you develop a unique set of skills so you can support us on a range of resources to help us manage change and stay competitive.

Join our Finance programme to develop a deep understanding of how our bank is run, while completing an industry recognised qualification.

Private Banking
Experience how we’re supporting our private clients in the UK and internationally, by joining one of our exceptional private banking programmes.

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RBS is 5th in Banking Top 100 Undergraduate Employers 2019 - 2020

RBS Latest Reviews

  • Spring Week Intern

    I thought it was really well structured. RBS is definitely a good firm to work with. Would recommend you to apply if you would like to have an insight into the banking industry. Plenty of opportunities...


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  • Structured Finance Summer Intern

    I like the internship very much - because it's well-structured and intellectually stimulating. People are very nice - both interns and colleagues. I had a steep learning curve during the internship....


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Finance Intern

Internship (1-4 Months)

MA (SocSci) Economics with Honours

I was very inspired by my experience at RBS. In particular, this internship has shown me the vast diversity and opportunities in finance.

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