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Our Graduates

Wherever your particular talent lies, there’s bound to be a programme for you. It’s time to discover which is right for you.

Take the time to explore each programme in detail. You can only apply to one programme so we’ve provided you with enough information to ensure you make an informed decision.

Discover more about our locations, or if you’ve found a programme you like the sound of, hear from our graduates about why they love working here.

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Santander in Detail

Our firm focus on retail banking, our prudent approach to lending and our policy of spreading risk across geographical areas have all put us in a strong position. What’s more, we’re extremely well-placed to continue to grow organically, as well as through acquisition if the right opportunities arise.

The facts speak for themselves:

  • Every day, over 170,000 global Santander employees come together to make our 90 million customers happy
  • We have more international branches than any other bank
  • We have 25 million UK customers
  • And 1,400 UK branches
  • We employ some 23,000 people across the country
  • We’re the UK’s second largest bank for residential mortgages and the third largest for savings deposits
  • We’re multiple award winners in our sector

In the UK we operate across several markets, so you’ll have the chance to enjoy a long and diverse career with us. Our four main divisions are:

  • Retail Banking: offers residential mortgages, savings products, banking services and other personal financial products to customers throughout the UK
  • Corporate Banking: offers banking services principally to the Small and Medium-sized enterprises (SME) market
  • Global Banking & Markets: provides financial markets sales, trading and risk management services to corporate clients in the UK, as well as originating structured products for retail customers
  • Private Banking: offers private banking services for retail and corporate clients, and specialist banking services

Our Locations

If you join us as a graduate, or on one of our Internship or School Leaver placements, you’ll be located in one of our UK offices. The exact locations for each programme are listed as part of the programme overviews. Please make sure that you review the locations in each programme carefully – you could be placed in any of the locations for the business area you are applying to, so flexibility is important with us.

We’ll always try to place you in your preferred location but for some programmes, you’ll need to be prepared to work in another location if we don’t have a suitable opening in the place you want to be. Please note that locations might change.

Santander Locations