Technology Internship

Our HSBC Technology internship offers you the opportunity to work with, and experience some of the latest technology and innovation in the world while exploring your interests in cloud, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, data and applied innovation.

For: Penultimate year undergraduates
Duration: 5 to 16 weeks
Areas: Technology
Start date: June 2022 onwards

We encourage you to apply for our summer internship programme of choice as soon as possible as we recruit on a rolling basis and may close applications before the advertised date if all vacancies are filled.


You will be part of a collaborative team that takes on the world’s biggest financial and data challenges, builds platforms that support millions of customers worldwide, runs more than 6,300 services, and embraces agile working to shape the future and transform the banking experience. Regardless of whether your field of study is in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, computer science or other technology-related modules, our paid internship will provide you valuable experience and real insight into technology in the banking and financial services industry.

What you can expect

You will gain an introduction to technology at HSBC and learn about the latest technological advancements and thinking, whilst focusing on key strategic areas and products and services we offer across our global network. You will also gain insight into our different global businesses and global functions and the variety of opportunities available within HSBC Technology. You will also receive various forms of training that will help build your strengths so you can drive your career development further.

What you will do

During our Technology internship, you’ll take part in a range of activities, projects and networking opportunities to provide you with a good insight into our business, culture and how we operate. You will join one of our teams and be part of a project where you will gain real life practical experience and develop core technical and business skills. Throughout your internship, you will be supported by a buddy from our Technology graduate programme who will guide you throughout your internship.

You will be able to take advantage of all learning opportunities on offer, including our very own Technology Academy, educational presentations and workshops which will help develop your core technical and leadership capabilities. You will also be encouraged to grow and develop your professional network, both within Technology and across the bank.

All interns joining our Technology internship are required to be mobile across the country or territory in which they are based.

Life on the Technology programme (duration 2:01) Ingrid is finding innovative, digital solutions with the latest tools and methodologies to meet the needs of our customers. She is continually learning through the many resources HSBC offers.

Who does this suit?

You will demonstrate a keen interest in technology and will be analytical, creative, with a drive to solving problems and build relationships. You are also innovative and curious, have a hunger for knowledge, the willingness to learn from others and are self-motivated to solve complex problems.

Ideal candidates are those who are:

  • Innovative and creative thinkers who challenge themselves and each other, push the boundaries of their thinking, learn from each other and have the confidence to explore new ideas
  • Problem-solvers who have the ability to tackle complex challenges in a structured and analytical way, using data and logic to come up with solutions
  • People and team oriented and who enjoy collaborating with colleagues and clients to achieve common goals
  • Customer minded and who understand that everything we do is aimed at improving services for our customers
  • Agile workers. Working in a fast-paced environment where everything evolves quickly. Maintain momentum by promoting agile working and ensuring we constantly deliver for our customers

What can this lead to?

If you perform well on our internship, you could be considered for our two-year HSBC Technology Graduate Programme. From there, you will have the opportunity to progress to an exciting career in Technology with us.


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