HSBC profile

About HSBC

We’re a recognised leader in one of the world’s biggest, most important and fast-changing industries. Joining us will see you valued for your contribution and for making a difference for our customers and clients. Yes, we’re big and international, but we are also one of the world’s most universal and connected banks. We are focused on opening up a world of opportunity - connecting customers to opportunities, enabling businesses to thrive and economies to prosper. We want to help our millions of customers fulfil their hopes and dreams.

As one of the world’s leading international banks, we have ambitious goals. We support businesses to grow and help people manage their money around the world through three global businesses: › Wealth and Personal Banking › Commercial Banking › Global Banking & Markets. These are supported by our Global Functions, and Digital Business Services teams around the world.

Global programmes

Across the globe we have a number of exciting internships and graduate programmes. We actively seek people with degrees in all disciplines. After all, diversity – of background, experience and knowledge – helps HSBC better serve our customers around the world.

What are our internship opportunities?

Our internships are the main pathway into our global graduate programmes, and are offered in our Global Businesses around the world. Our global internships are for students in their penultimate year of undergraduate study only. We have internship opportunities in Commercial Banking, Global Banking & Markets, Wealth and Personal Banking.

How do we select?

Once you’ve carefully chosen your programme, our application process is made up of 4 stages: 1. Online Application; 2. Online Immersive Assessment; 3. Job Simulation; 4. Virtual Experience Day (Assessment Centre)

Who would these roles suit

  • Curious learners
  • Good networkers
  • Fast and versatile learners
  • Customer-centric individuals
  • Diverse and strategic thinkers
  • Relationship builders

Best Student Employer

Awarded 4th in Banking Best 100 Student Employers 2020-2021


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Opportunities offered:

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

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