2021 HSBC China

Summer Internship Programme


Programmes available for application*请在电脑端打开申请链接完成在线申请和测试

Commercial Banking

  • Commercial Banking
  • Global Trade & Receivables Finance

Global Banking & Markets

  • Global Banking - Corporate Banking
  • Global Markets (Markets Securities Services)
  • Global Liquidity & Cash Management

Wealth and Personal Banking

  • Wealth and Personal Banking

Commercial Banking
Summer Internship Programme

We work in developed and developing markets in over 50 countries and territories. Constantly curious, our teams connect businesses to help them succeed. We have a particular focus on companies that aspire to grow internationally. You'll leverage our global connections and expertise to spot trends in world trade and identify customer opportunities.

With plenty of variety, you could be supporting customers to expand their operations or helping them use new technologies to do business with us. We will help you build the knowledge to succeed, regardless of your degree subject. With the help of senior leaders and peers, you'll develop a whole range of skills, while building on the ones that already set you apart from the competition.

Your option

We offer internships in the following areas:
Commercial Banking
Global Trade & Receivables Finance
Eight weeks over the summer before your final year of undergraduate/postgraduate study, giving you exposure to the full range and complexity of the business area.

Global Banking and Markets Summer Internship Programme

You'll work with corporate and institutional clients across the globe. Transforming the way our clients interact with us, we help them to seamlessly invest, trade and transact across borders. From capital financing to liquidity and cash management, this is a hugely diverse business. Integrity, inclusivity and forward-thinking are at the core of our culture. You'll experience how our global team collaborates and innovates to empower our clients to realise their ambitions.

Your option

We offer internships in the following areas:
Global Banking - Corporate Banking
Global Markets (Markets Securities Services)
Global Liquidity & Cash Management

Working as part of a team, you'll contribute to live client work in a fast-paced environment. Our internships last eight weeks over the summer of your penultimate year of university.

Wealth and Personal Banking

Wealth and Personal Banking is our new global business combining Retail Banking and Wealth Management; and Global Private Banking, to become one of the world's largest global wealth managers. Our dedicated colleagues serve millions of customers worldwide across the entire spectrum of private wealth, ranging from personal banking individuals and families, through to business owners, investors and ultra-high-net-worth individuals. We provide products and services such as bank accounts, credit cards, personal loans and mortgages, as well as asset management, insurance, wealth management and private banking, that best suit our customers' needs.
Our customers expect a service underpinned by a blend of modern digital capabilities and exceptional people. On the Wealth and Personal Banking programmes, you will support our customers in numerous ways. Whether that be through serving them on the frontline in our Branches or Contact Centres or supporting in the design and implementation of new products and digital platforms. We offer internships of eight weeks during your penultimate year of study. Our Global Graduate Programme offers a variety of rotational placements across areas such as Customer Channels, Customer and Product, Insurance, Chief Operating Office and Risk.

Your option

We offer internships of eight weeks during the penultimate or final year of your degree:
Wealth and Personal Banking: giving you experience of both customer-facing and core business roles.

Eligible Requirements
and Deadline for Summer Internship Programme

Who can apply?

This programme is for students in their penultimate or final year of university study, who're expected to achieve degree during Sep 2021 - Jul 2022.


Shanghai, Beijing, Shenzhen, Guangzhou and
other cities
For Commercial Banking Summer Internship Programme, we also have intakes in other branches across mainland China.

Internship Duration:

Jul-Aug 2021 (8 weeks, full time)
5 days per week, paid internship

To be considered for a placement, you will:

Act with integrity, in keeping with HSBC's values
Have outstanding interpersonal skills, even when under pressure
Have strong commercial acumen and a flair for problem solving
Be self-motivated, confident and articulate
Successfully go through all relevant assessments
  • Can be dedicated to full-time internship during Jul-Aug 2021 in Mainland China (5 days per week)
  • Can formally graduate before Jul 2022
  • Chinese nationality (including Hongkong, Macau, Taiwan)

What to expect

You'll complete an eight-week placement, where you'll contribute to a live project or a number of transactions, working with products and services experts across our international network. There will also be regular business and social events for you to attend in order to begin building a network of contacts.

Learning, development and support

The programme is composed of induction, tailor-made class-room training and placement. You'll join your placement team, where you'll receive a combination of practical experience and classroom training, and learn how our people tailor these to provide customers with solutions. You'll also be assigned a mentor and paired with a buddy during the 8 weeks' programme to enrich your experience.

Further benefits of the internship include:

Measurable objectives
Continuous performance management and business feedback
A buddy and mentor to share ideas with and go to for advice
The opportunity to gain insight into HSBC's competitive advantages in
International markets and the financial services industry
Strong performers during the internship will be offered directly to enroll Global Graduate Programme without additional assessment steps.

Deadline: 31 Mar 2021

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