You could join one of our global internship programmes, explore local, market-specific opportunities or apply for one of our entry-level roles. In some locations we also run schemes for school or college students.
Our internship opportunities will give you first-hand experience of what a career at HSBC is like. Lasting between one and sixteen weeks, there’s a variety of internships that will help you explore what you may want to do long term. We’re looking for the future talent of our business – those who want to add their voice, motivation and dedication to our teams and learn crucial skills in a fast-moving, customer-focused environment.
We’re looking for students with the curiosity to approach challenges in new ways and the motivation to hit the ground running. The selection process will give you the chance to experience what it’ll be like to work in your chosen business area and, at the same time, help us to decide whether you will be the right fit. You can find more detail on how the selection process works, on our Application hints and tips page.
We select people on a first-come, first-served basis – so if you’re interested, apply as early as possible before the positions are filled. If you complete your global internship successfully, you’ll have the opportunity to automatically be considered for a place on one of our global graduate programmes. If you’re interested in joining one of our graduate programmes after you finish university, visit our Graduate opportunities page to find out more.
In addition to our global internships, in some countries and territories we also offer local, market-specific programmes for university students. Please note that these local programmes do not lead directly to a place on one of our global internships or graduate programmes – although you’ll be free to apply if you wish to.
Alternatively, you may want to move straight into a full-time job. If you’d like to work in a customer service role in one of our branches or contact centres, want to join one of our operational teams around the world or would like to explore the many other opportunities we offer, choose your location to search for entry-level roles.
School or college students
HSBC doesn’t currently offer global work experience programmes, although in some countries and territories we run locally advertised schemes. In the UK, these include our Global Markets Operations Apprenticeship and our UK Work Experience Programme.
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