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Key information

For: Penultimate-year university student

Duration: Eight weeks (Sixteen weeks in Canada)

Areas: Commercial Banking

Programme locations


On our competitively paid eight-week internship (or sixteen weeks in Canada) you will work in one of our Business Banking or Commercial Banking centres.

What you can expect

We are continuously looking for new ways of improving our customer and business experience and we welcome your fresh perspective. You will work within a diverse team to exceed customer expectations and support the business’s growth. To ensure Commercial Banking is equipped for the present and future, we use new technology to help us to interact better with our clients. You will have the opportunity to learn about these technologies, how they benefit our business and how they are used in our product teams.

What you will do

This internship aims to give you an idea of where you could fit within our business. To help you explore your interests and gain confidence in your abilities, you will take a hands-on, customer-facing role, where you can learn about our international capabilities and the 1.7 million business customers our Commercial Bank serves. Whatever degree you are doing, you will be supported to find an area you can succeed in, gaining the skills that are necessary to make your mark.

Who does this suit?

We are looking for collaborative and dedicated people who are:

  • Sociable networkers. From clients to colleagues, you can have an active social role, putting our business customers at the heart of what you do. You will form trusted relationships, working together to find the right solution for the right client
  • Diverse thinkers. Bringing fresh ideas to the table will get you noticed in a dynamic and important area of our bank. With your energised, courageous, and proactive attitude, you can identify areas of improvement quickly and find better ways of developing them
  • Curious learners. Showing the motivation to learn about our Commercial Bank and the products we offer is essential in helping you develop a career with us. You will strive to become a credible expert, helping people to trust your suggestions
  • Team players. You will work alongside senior leaders and peers across an international network in order to connect businesses with opportunities. So, it is vital you bring a team-orientated attitude to your approach

What can this lead to?

If you excel here, you will be considered for our Commercial Banking Graduate Programme, where you will not only gain exposure to international clients, but also delve deeper into the world of trade, client relations and business development.

To find out more about our Commercial Banking Internship and the entry requirements, select one of the options below.

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