Graduate opportunities

Ready to put your studies into practice? With continuous learning, early responsibility and extensive networking, our graduate opportunities are a great way to start a successful career at HSBC.

  • Global graduate programmes

    We welcome graduates who will bring fresh perspectives and knowledge to our different global business and functions. Our programmes are designed to stretch and challenge you, while providing the skills and experience to help you progress your career and contribute to HSBC’s continuing success.

  • Global Banking & Markets

    We provide tailored financial solutions to corporates, governments and institutions worldwide. Working closely with our relationship managers and product specialists, you’ll be able to draw on our wide geographic reach and deep local knowledge to help develop services that meet clients’ individual needs.
  • Commercial Banking

    We work with businesses ranging from small enterprises and mid-market companies to large multinationals. Our Commercial Banking programme will give you an insight into how we help them to thrive and grow.
  • Wealth and Personal Banking

    Around the world, HSBC helps millions of customers manage their finances and protect and grow their wealth. We offer graduate programmes in areas ranging from customer service and relationship management to product development and sales, asset management wealth planning and private banking
  • Digital Business Services

    We are the engine that drives HSBC. We work with leading technology companies and fintechs to innovate, and continually develop new capabilities to improve our global services and digitise processes for customers and colleagues around the world.

Local programmes

We also offer a range of other tailored graduate placements and programmes at a local level in some markets around the world.

Entry-level roles

Want to launch your career by starting a full-time job? If you’d like to work in a customer-facing role, join one of our operational teams or explore the many other opportunities we offer at HSBC, visit our global job finder tool.

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We offer a comprehensive package of benefits to support your professional and personal needs.


You’ll be provided with continuous learning to help you develop your skills and experience the world of work.

How to apply

Here’s everything you need to know about the application process – and tips to help you prepare.

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