Hong Kong Industrial Placement

The Hong Kong Industrial Placement is designed for undergraduate students looking to understand the role of technology in a leading global bank. The placement provides opportunities to develop a strong foundation of technical knowledge and gain valuable practical experience.

For: University undergraduates
Duration: One year
Areas: Digital Business Services
Location: Hong Kong
Applications open: 3 February 2021
Applications close: Applications are now closed

Who can apply?

To be considered for the placement, you will:

  • Be available to work full-time for one year starting from July 2021
  • Be an undergraduate student in any discipline
  • Have well-developed language skills in English (Cantonese and Putonghua would be advantageous)
  • Be proficient in any of the following programming languages: C++, C#, Java, Visual Basics, or SQL
  • Have the legal right to work in Hong Kong

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 one-year placement, you will be provided with the opportunities and exposure needed to progress to a successful technology career in banking. During your placement, you’ll experience the challenges of a technology-driven business environment, contributing to meaningful projects that have a direct impact on our business success.

You can expect practical experience that will complement your academic studies, helping you to live up to our values while developing your career. During the placement, you’ll be challenged to use your academic knowledge to add value to the bank and improve your professional and personal skills.

If you deliver outstanding performance during the placement, you will have the opportunity to join HSBC in a permanent entry level position upon graduation.

Learning, development and support

The placement 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 placement, we typically offer diverse business exposure and on-the-job training to develop your technical knowledge.

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