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Internship: Risk (Closed)

Overview »

If you're the kind of person who isn't afraid to put themselves out there, then you're the kind of person we're looking for. Risk management – the careful consideration of risk versus reward – is at the heart of banking.

As part of a team that leads the bank in developing and defining our sustainable risk strategies across a range of key departments you will help us find the right strategies which will protect us from economic threats and minimise losses, while also identifying opportunities to maximise profits and gain an advantage over our competitors.

We want you to surprise yourself. To uncover talents you didn't know you had. To be even more exceptional than you thought. And so, during the scheme, a series of personal development modules will be available, enabling you to enhance your commercial awareness as well as your interpersonal skills. All risk interns receive hands-on experience and on-the-job learning, as well as regular feedback to help you develop. You will have real-life work to build your business skills.

Location »

As an intern on the Risk Programme you could be based in a number of locations across the UK, from London, to Manchester, Milton Keynes to Glasgow.

What we look for in you »

To join the programme you will need:

  • To currently be an undergraduate – either in your second year at university, or third year if you're on a four-year course.
  • We welcome applicants from all degree disciplines but whatever your degree subject, you will need strong analytical and numerical skills and the energy and determination to succeed in our progressive organisation.
  • You will also need to be an excellent communicator and able to work both on your own initiative and in a team. A positive approach and a desire for self-development are also vital.
  • A minimum of 280 UCAS points or equivalent and to be predicted a 2:1 or equivalent in your chosen degree subject. Along with having a passion for business analysis, you’ll have exceptional numerical reasoning skills and the ability to communicate complex analysis to a non-technical audience.

You will also ideally have:

  • Held a position of responsibility at university or school (e.g. Vice-President of a society, Team Captain, Secretary, Treasurer etc.)
  • A minimum of two months' customer-related work experience. This could include face-to-face or telephone contact with the public,customers or clients. It can be part-time or voluntary and need not cover a continuous two month period