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Singapore Summer Internship Programme

HSBC careers

The Singapore Summer Internship Programme is for students looking to gain valuable insight into a career in banking. The programme provides the exposure, hands-on experience and on-the-job training to gain a head start in your career after graduation. We also look to the programme to provide a pipeline of future management talent.

Who can apply?

To be considered for the programme, you will:

  • Be a current university student in any discipline
  • Be on track to achieve a minimum second class upper honours degree (4.0 out of 5.0) or cum laude (3.4 out of 4.0)
  • Have an impressive leadership track record in school or extracurricular activities
  • Have a keen interest in banking

Applications open in October/November for the following year's intake.

All offers are conditional upon the candidate obtaining and continuing to hold the requisite work visas, permits and/or approvals.

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What to expect

Supported by experienced managers, colleagues and a wide network of diverse peers, you'll be encouraged to take on responsibility and bring new ideas to the table. You will be valued as an individual and for the contribution you make.

Over the 10- to 12-week programme, you’ll have a structured curriculum, which will help you to decide your future career options. You will undertake a specific project with key deliverables and be assigned to a project supervisor who will guide and enhance your learning experience during your time with us.

You can expect practical training that will complement your academic studies, embedding our values while growing your career. During the Singapore Summer Internship Programme, you’ll be challenged to use your talents and academic knowledge to add value to the bank and improve your professional and personal skills.

Internship programmes are offered in the following business areas, subject to availability:

  • Commercial Banking
  • Credit and Risk Management
  • Finance
  • Global Asset Management
  • Global Banking and Markets
  • Global Private Banking
  • Global Trade and Receivables Finance
  • Group Communications
  • HSBC Securities Services
  • HSBC Technology and Services
  • Human Resources
  • Marketing
  • Payments and Cash Management
  • Retail Banking and Wealth Management

Learning, development and support

Our programme will equip you with the skills and experience required to start a successful career with HSBC, as well as the opportunity to develop your professional network with colleagues around the world.

Over the course of the programme, we typically offer:

  • Training workshops
  • Team-bonding activities
  • Lunchtime seminars
  • Networking sessions