HSBC profile


Best Student Employer
867 Reviews

About HSBC

"You want a career with opportunities?

HSBC has a world of them

With a global network across 623 countries and territories, serving more than 3940 million customers, HSBC is one of the world’s largest banking and most connected financial services organisations. We are focused on opening up a world of opportunity for our customers and our employees.

We look for students and graduates who are collaborative in action and curious thinkers – individuals with the courage to challenge the status quo and the motivation to make a positive impact for the customers they serve and the communities in which they operate.

We are motivated by building a sustainable future and serving the needs of a changing world. We know that economic growth must be sustainable for colleagues, customers and communities. We are focused on the importance of providing sustainable financial solutions to support customers in their transition to net zero – all while speeding up our own transition to becoming a net zero bank. 

HSBC puts diversity at the heart of our business and provides an open, supportive and inclusive working environment, with tailored training and support to help employees thrive in their chosen career path.

No matter what interests and skills you might have, a career at HSBC will offer the opportunities, experiences, networks and training needed – so there’s no limit to how far you can go as part of an international and connected workforce.

Students and graduates can apply to join HSBC’s local or global intern and graduate programmes across the bank. in the following areas. We are particularly interested in students from all degree disciplines interested in working in the following business areas: Commercial Banking, Global Banking & Markets, Wealth and Personal Banking and (including Global Asset Management and Private Banking) or Digital Business Services: (Digital Innovation in our offices in Birmingham and Sheffield. and Operating Excellence)."


Best Student Employer

Awarded 5th in Banking Best 100 Student Employers 2023-2024


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"It was a very enjoyable experience I had previously completed another internship so I could do some comparisons and this one was much better in terms of the work that I was given to do and the general atmosphere of the company " Read full review


"I was very interesting since they tackled several divisions of the bank I did not now much before from Investment banking to global markets" Read full review

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Opportunities offered:

  • Internship (1 Month+)
  • Placement (10 Months+)
  • Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

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