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Banking/Finance Banking - Investment Banking - Commercial Banking - Retail

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About HSBC

HSBC is one of the largest banking and financial services organisations in the world. 3,800 offices in 66 countries and territories serving around 38 million customers, our ambition is to be where the growth is, connecting customers to opportunities, enabling businesses to thrive and economies to prosper.

HSBC recognises that the talent and diversity of its people are the foundation of its success. It hires, develops and promotes employees based on merit and provides an open, supportive and inclusive working environment. This is an organisation where everyone can be themselves and achieve their potential. HSBC is committed to building its business for the long-term by balancing social, environmental and economic considerations in the decisions it makes.

HSBC Undergraduate & Graduate Opportunities

HSBC have global graduate programmes and internships in; Commercial Banking, Global Banking and Markets, Global Private Banking or Retail Banking and Wealth Management, including Global Asset Management. The internship programmes are an ideal way of finding out more about the organisation and gaining some valuable experience over the summer.

Your graduate programme journey will begin with a global discovery induction and will be followed by four 6-month rotations across the business. The bank has a strong focus on your professional and personal development; you will benefit from working with exceptional colleagues and mentors in addition to a development programme which will support you as your career progresses.

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HSBC is 2nd in Banking Top 100 Undergraduate Employers 2018 - 2019

HSBC Latest Reviews

  • Summer Intern

    The responsibility that I was given was a breath of fresh air, it really was. I was quite excited to have the opportunity to make a real impact on the company and show everyone what I could do and pick up some valuable skills along the way too...


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  • Retail Banking & Wealth Management

    Provided I ensured I had enough work to be getting on with, I thoroughly enjoyed the tasks I was set. The environment in the office was positive and I was working with people who actively wanted to he...


    The Role
  • RBWM Intern

    The placement really allowed you to get insight into the bank. It meant I was able to actually work and not be shadowing someone. It was a learning experience to develop skills....


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Retail Banking and Wealth Management Trainee

Placement Year (10 Months+)

Computer Science

When I started my eight-week internship I was surprised by the scale of operations in finance. There are so many people involved: it’s not just computer software. Client information can go to 10 or so teams before an account process is finalised. Get

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UCAS Points Required To Apply

2:1 (Two One)

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[2018] RateMyPlacement Top 100 [2017] RateMyPlacement Top 100 [2016] RateMyPlacement Top 100 [2015] RateMyPlacement Top 100


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