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.
Markets is the financial barometer of world events at Barclays. So every day is different and it’s a challenging, fascinating place to build a career. We help institutional investors to identify market opportunities, manage risk and generate returns for their portfolios. Our teams provide market insights, execution services and tailored risk management and financing solutions to our clients; we help them protect their capital and make the most of their assets. And, as one of the largest investment banks in the world, we offer a full range of products and services across every type of investment market.
About the role
Perhaps you have a talent for building great relationships. Maybe you thrive on the pressure of fast-paced decision making. Or you might want to stretch your problem solving or communication skills. Whatever your strengths, you can make the most of them in one of our teams.
What to expect
Your internship starts with intensive training to give you an essential platform for gaining skills and knowledge. Then, you’ll rotate through different sales and trading desks across asset classes. You’ll learn through involvement in real challenges such as: researching and reporting, monitoring markets to formulate trade ideas, analyzing data and attending client meetings. All with our full support to help you succeed.
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. 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 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 interest in global economics. You’ll be great at communicating and collaborating – motivated by pace and pressure and driven to achieve and search for the best solution. 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. 06, 2023
Business Area Barclays International
Area of Expertise Campus – Front Office Summer Intern
Contract Summer Internship
Reference Code 00283721
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 or final year of university to build skills, expand knowledge and embark on an impactful path towards a promising career.
Why the Sales, Trading and Structuring Summer Intern Programme?
Barclays makes markets in nearly all major asset classes, providing sophisticated, timely solutions to our clients.
Our Sales and Trading team works in a fast-paced, dynamic and exciting environment, quickly processing information and anticipating market trends to help clients make their next move. Sound like the place for you? Find out when you join us as a Summer Analyst.
As a Summer Analyst, you’ll spend the summer learning about the market as well as Barclays’ global businesses, products and services.
You will complete three rotations on different Sales and Trading desks across the following areas:
Markets at Barclays
We help institutional investors to identify market opportunities, manage risk and generate returns for their portfolios.
Our teams provide market insights, execution services, tailored risk management and financing solutions to our clients; we help them protect their capital and make the most of their assets.
As one of the largest investment banks in the world, we offer a full range of products and services across every type of investment market.
Who we’re looking for
Ideally you’ll have a keen interest in business or finance with 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
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.