About Us

HSBC is one of the largest banking and financial services organisations in the world, with operations in 66 countries and territories. We aim to be where the growth is, enabling businesses to thrive and economies to prosper, and, ultimately, helping people to fulfil their hopes and realise their ambitions.

Our Businesses

Our four global businesses serve more than 38 million customers worldwide.

Our unparalleled international network links developed and emerging markets, and spans the world’s largest and fastest-growing trade corridors.


HSBC recognises that the talent and diversity of its people are the foundation of its success. It hires, develops and promotes employees based on merit and provides an open, supportive and inclusive working environment. This is an organisation where everyone can be themselves and achieve their potential. HSBC is committed to building its business for the long-term by balancing social, environmental and economic considerations in the decisions it makes.

HSBC have global graduate programmes and internships in; Commercial Banking, Global Banking and Markets, Global Private Banking or Retail Banking and Wealth Management, including Global Asset Management.

Your graduate programme journey will begin with a global discovery induction and will be followed by four 6-month rotations across the business. The bank has a strong focus on your professional and personal development; you will benefit from working with exceptional colleagues and mentors in addition to a development programme which will support you as your career progresses.

The internship programmes are an ideal way of finding out more about the organisation and gaining some valuable experience over the summer. In the UK, HSBC also offer a first year internship, which is an eight week combination of Commercial Banking and Retail Banking & Wealth Management, in addition to a Spring Week within Global Banking & Markets.

Undergrad intake: 200+
Graduate intake: 150+
We have 3,900 offices in 67 different countries.
We employ more than 233,000 people around the world.
We speak over 144 different languages.
Around 38 million customers bank with us.
Over 2,700 students have Followed us on Gradcracker.