Start Date: June 2021
Length: 9 weeks
At any given moment, Barclays is a hive of activity and opportunity. A couple gets their first mortgage, or uses a credit card to finance a family holiday. In the same breath, a business agrees the asset financing for a new fleet of vehicles, or our team raises debt financing for a county’s new university. It’s all happening at once, every minute of the day. To maintain that real time activity around the world, across both investment and retail banking, you need smooth-running, constantly improving systems behind the scenes. Payments need to be processed. Credit card systems need to be maintained. Trades, equity transactions, debt financing – you name it – it has to be checked, double-checked, and swiftly processed. That essential work, encompassing absolutely everything we do, is down to the Operations team. Put simply, they’re the heartbeat of the bank.
The Operations team is the key to a career full of possibility, where you’ll be in touch with and highly valued by the whole bank. But what exactly are we looking for when it comes to the interns who join our team?
We won’t throw you in the deep end on your first day. Instead, you’ll have a week learning about life in Operations. And it’s not just sitting there, watching presentations for five days. You’ll be up and about, getting involved in immersive and interactive activities that really shed light on what we do.
As part of a team, you’ll take on specific business challenges while learning about the importance of data-driven decision making. Not only that, you’ll build up practical skills to help you in your new role, and discover how we do things at Barclays. You’ll be working with colleagues in other teams from across the bank and building your professional network as you go. What better way to kickstart your career with us?
Beyond your first week, we’ll stick by you and provide all the support you need – making sure you have every opportunity to flourish. On the Barclays Learning and Development Programme, we put your personal and professional development centre stage, with training, courses and mentorship at your fingertips.
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