Internships at Barclays
Our internships are the perfect introduction to the world of financial services. You’ll be immersed in your chosen business area, learning from our people and taking on real business challenges.
Wherever you join us, you’ll discover a platform to help you absorb the essential skills and knowledge you’ll need to progress on your journey at Barclays. You’ll receive genuine support and encouragement, with both senior and junior mentors to guide you; and you’ll have the opportunity to take part in networking and social events. We want you to feel part of our community from the very start.
Barclays Private Banking & Wealth Management works closely with high-net-worth clients and their advisors who have complex banking and investment needs, both in the UK and across the world. We are here to understand their situation and their aspirations, so we can help them to reach their goals. We harness a global network of knowledge, expertise and professional partners to meet our clients’ unique requirements. Whatever they want to achieve, our Private Bankers and specialists create the personalised solutions that will help them achieve it.
About the role
This is your opportunity to take your first steps into the fascinating world of international private finance. Join this team and you’ll gain expertise in key financial markets. You’ll gain a deep understanding of the Barclays Retail business, and have a close relationship with the Corporate and Investment Bank. And you’ll help provide smart solutions for clients with particularly complex financial needs.
What to expect
During our nine-week internship programme, you’ll find your way within our Wealth Management function, learning what it takes to build strong client relationships. You’ll take on responsibility from day one with a line manager to guide and challenge you, and a buddy and mentor to support you as you build your knowledge and skills. Working with colleagues across teams and across diverse businesses, you’ll be fully encouraged to explore new opportunities. Many of our interns take on additional projects, work shadow and network in different teams to make the most of their experience with us.
How you’ll develop
You’ll be surprised by what you can achieve in one summer. From beginning to end, we’ll do everything in our power to make sure you get the very most from your internship.
We’ll surround you with challenging projects and opportunities to grow and learn: you’ll be given real responsibility from day one. We’ll keep you motivated with encouragement, feedback and support as you build your leadership skills, technical know-how and business acumen. We’ll help you connect with mentors, and network with colleagues and senior leaders alike. You’ll get the chance to give back to the community through volunteer events. And if you really impress us, this could be the beginning of an incredible career. We invite top-performing, eligible interns to join us as full-time analysts after graduation.
Who thrives here
We welcome people of any educational background, but you should have a keen analytical mind and a strong interest in finance. You’ll be curious and creative, agile and adaptable. You’ll be great at communicating and collaborating, competitive but caring. Motivated by pace and pressure, you’ll be driven to achieve — and to do it right. You’ll also be ready to develop a deep understanding of what we do, why we do it, and how your role impacts on our business outcomes. These are qualities that people at Barclays have in abundance, and we’ll help you develop and strengthen them from the day you arrive.
Date live Sep. 05, 2023
Business Area Barclays International
Area of Expertise Campus – Summer Intern
Contract Summer Internship
Reference Code 00284026
Summer Internship Programme Overview
Join us as a summer intern and discover the world of finance and technology. Dive into our culture, engaging in real projects that offer a comprehensive business overview. Select your desired business area for an in-depth introduction, taking on immediate responsibility guided by a mentor and line manager. Forge connections, explore new horizons, and unlock growth opportunities in this 10 week journey. Join us during the summer of your penultimate year of university to build skills, expand knowledge, and embark on an impactful path towards a promising career.
Why the Private Bank & Wealth Management Summer Intern Programme?
As a summer analyst, you’ll take your first steps into the fascinating world of international private finance, gaining expertise in key financial markets. By working closely with experienced Private Bankers, you will learn how to assess a client’s needs, then formulate and execute the right solutions to help them reach their goals. You may:
And if you really impress us, this could be the beginning of an incredible career. We invite top-performing, eligible summer analysts to join us as full-time Private Banking Analysts after graduation.
Private Bank & Wealth Management at Barclays
Barclays Private Bank works closely with high-net-worth clients and their advisors who have complex banking and investment needs, both in the UK and across the world. We are here to understand their situation and their aspirations, so we can help them to reach their goals. We harness a global network of knowledge, expertise and professional partners to meet our clients’ unique requirements. Whatever they want to achieve, our Private Bankers and specialists create the personalised solutions that will help them achieve it.
Who we’re looking for
To be considered for this programme, you must be in your penultimate year of your degree, in any discipline.
Ideally you’ll have a keen interest in business and finance and an a curiosity to learn. We value resourcefulness, teamwork, enthusiasm and an entrepreneurial spirit, all of which might be showcased through your involvement in extracurricular activities.
Working in London
If you love the buzz of city life, our global HQ is the place to be. Our London hub is in Canary Wharf, at the heart of London’s financial district. Here, you won’t just be perfectly placed to explore the nation’s capital; you’ll be in a place where you can explore all the many functions and opportunities of a global financial giant.
It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, colour, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law
Barclays is a British universal bank. We are diversified by business, by different types of customers and clients, and by geography. Our businesses include consumer banking and payments operations around the world, as well as a top-tier, full service, global corporate and investment bank, all of which are supported by our service company which provides technology, operations and functional services across the Group.
With over 325 years of history and expertise in banking, Barclays operates in over 40 countries and employs approximately 83,500 people. Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for customers and clients worldwide.
Barclays is a trading name of Barclays Bank PLC and its subsidiaries. Barclays Bank PLC is registered in England and is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Registered in England. Registered No. 1026167. Registered office: 1 Churchill Place, London E14 5HP.