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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.

Internships and Female Insight Weeks

Apply now to join one of our exciting ten-week paid summer internships or one week female insight week, 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 ten distinct pathways, all offering great variety, exciting challenge, with the chance to gain a real insight into our culture and also a place on our 2020 graduate programme if you complete the internship successfully. Alternatively, if you are graduating in 2021, 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:


Explore the latest innovations in banking 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 internship will give you the opportunity to learn about the fast-evolving world of data. Join us to see how we’re fundamentally changing data to drive customer experience.

Change and Business Solutions

You’ll develop a unique range of skills to support our bank in keeping competitive and making the right changes. Change and Business Solutions uses cutting-edge innovation to ultimately improve how we support our customers.

Customer Solutions

Start your career with the UK’s leading commercial bank and help our commercial customers, from start-ups to well-known customers, grow and prosper in an ever-changing world.

Internal Audit

Our Internal Audit internship will give you the opportunity to develop key insights into how we keep the bank and our customers safe. You’ll be our independent voice helping us make the right decisions.

Private Banking

Experience how we support our private clients in the UK and internationally, by joining one of our private banking programmes. With a long history and expertise in wealth management and investments, our award-winning private banks provide our clients with first class, exceptional service.


Here, your flair for analysis, strategy and consulting will be crucial to keep our business and customers safe. You’ll help us take a long-term view, ensuring our values stay at the heart of everything we do.


Finance ties together all the financial activity across RBS. Explore this area which is integral to us meeting our ambitions, and help to ensure our customers’ money is managed well.

Communications and Marketing

This programme places you at the heart of a team who work to enhance our reputation and communicate our messages internally and externally. Communications and Marketing ensure our brands remain strong, relevant and reflect what our customers expect.

Human Resources

Shape a career where supporting, inspiring and empowering others is key. You’ll be working in an innovative environment where we’re focused on using technology to deliver leading HR solutions for our people. Join us in creating a Great Place to Work for everyone.

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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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  • CPB Design & Change intern

    The people were amazing - all really approachable and helpful, which made settling in at the bank very easy. The projects I was working on were varied and interesting, but there were times where I had...


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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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