Standard Chartered Bank Internship Programme 2019

As an intern, in the summer before your final year as a student, you’ll work directly on real world problems to hone your skills, create lasting relationships and learn about your strengths. The Formal Internship Programme is intended to create a pipeline to the International Graduate Programme. The Formal Internship Programme is the Bank’s structured Internship programme. These Internships typically take place during June – August.

They recruit Interns for the following business areas:

• Commercial Banking

• Global Banking

• Transaction Banking

• Financial Markets

• Corporate Finance

• Retail Banking

• Wealth Management

• Information Technology and Operations

• Risk and Compliance

• Group Chief Financial Officer Functions


• All interns will join a Standard Chartered country induction, receiving a welcome to the Bank.

• During the internship, interns will be exposed to the inner workings of our business to provide real work experience.

• Interns will be paired up with a buddy from the International Graduate Programme to set you up for success during your internship and provide you insights into what could be your next role as an IG.

• High performing Interns will be eligible for placement in the Bank’s International Graduate Programme.


• Applicants must have the legal right to work in the country for which you’re applying for the full duration of the internship (student visas or holiday work passes are allowed, provided they are valid for the duration of the internship).

• If candidates are applying for a role in the UAE, they may consider applications from nationals of Middle Eastern and North African countries.

• Interns must be in their penultimate (second to last) year of study. They will accept internship applications from final year students who are required to complete mandatory National or Military service after graduation.

• The Bank does not sponsor work permits for the purposes of Internships.

• Candidates need to be able to speak business-level English. Being able to speak more than one language would be an advantage.

Eligible Regions: Multiple Region (Please check the official website for details)


There are a few steps to the application process.

• Complete the short Application Form

• Online strengths assessment: This is a personality test that helps both you and Standard Chartered Bank assess whether you’re a good fit for the role. There are no right or wrong answers to these questions, just be yourself and answer truthfully;

• Numerical and abstract reasoning tests: The aptitude tests help them match your ability to the right role. The tests will get progressively more challenging based on your answers and should only take 12-15 minutes;

• Video interview: The first time they meet you will be via an online video interview. They’ll talk about your application and your strengths;

• Face-to-face interview: The first time they meet in person will be with the graduate team at your local Standard Chartered offices;

• Face-to-face business interview: When you’re through to the final stage, you’ll interview with the people you’ll be working with. They’ll already be working in the stream you applied for.


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