The Scheme on Corporate Summer Internship on the Mainland and Overseas 2019

Our eight-week Corporate Summer Internship Scheme is being run for the second consecutive year, in association with the HKSAR Government and HSBC. The programme is designed to help students, studying at a recognised Hong Kong university, to gain practical on-the-job experience and start to build the skills needed to embark on a successful career in banking in Asia. It will also provide you with valuable insight into the workings in a leading global bank.

After completing the internship, students will have the opportunity to apply for one of our many other student programmes offered in Hong Kong.

Key information:


For: University undergraduate
Duration: Eight weeks
Areas: Retail Banking and Wealth Management; Commercial Banking; Finance, HSBC Operations, Services and Technology
Location: China, Malaysia or Singapore
Applications close: 22 March 2019

Who can apply?

To be considered for the internship, you will:

  • Be a first or second-year undergraduate student at a recognised university in Hong Kong
  • Expect at least a second class honours degree in any discipline or equivalent
  • Be available to work full-time between June and August 2019
  • Have solid PC skills in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint; additional PC skills in Excel (Macro), Access and Project. Chinese typing skills would be advantageous
  • Be fluent in written and spoken English and Cantonese; Putonghua is essential for those applying for a placement in Mainland China

Please note that as part of your application for the internship, you will be required to upload your resume, university transcript and public examination result of secondary education.

Learning, development and support

Over the course of the internship, you will be supported by experienced managers, colleagues and a wide network of diverse peers. You’ll be encouraged to learn, ask questions, take on some responsibilities and develop your professional network across the bank.

You will gain experience and insight into the business area and the overseas market in which you are placed, and you can expect a combination of varied on-the-job practical experience, project-based work and functional exposure designed to help you decide where your interests and future lie in banking.

In addition to the training and development activities that HSBC will provide, interns will also participate in a range of activities arranged by the HKSAR Government.

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