About the Group

The Bank of Ireland Group is a diversified Financial Services Group, established in 1783 by Royal Charter.

A traditional, relationship-driven retail and commercial bank with a conservative business philosophy, we have a clear and compelling strategy to:

Key strategic objectives

  • Transform the Bank – improving our culture, systems and business model
  • Serve customers brilliantly – by being the #1 for service
  • Grow sustainable profits – through growing our revenue and optimising our cost base

Graduate Programmes

Whether you’re coming from a Business, IT, Arts, Engineering or Science background, we have a programme for you. In fact, we’re dedicated to bringing in diverse people from various academic, societal and geographical backgrounds to help us grow. We offer opportunities to students who have achieved, or are expected to achieve, a minimum 2:1 Honours Degree or any Master’s Degree from all disciplines.

Dedicated to your development

The Bank of Ireland Graduate Programme is committed to developing our Graduates to their full potential, both professionally and personally.

Centred on our core competencies, Bank of Ireland’s Graduate Development Programme ensures you learn through various media which have been designed to assist in driving your career. This encourages a creative, agile mind-set and an ability to deliver operational excellence.

Altogether, you will be equipped with the skills and knowledge to take on early leadership roles within Bank of Ireland. Some of the highlights of Graduate Programme development include off-site team building activities, courses in Project Management and agile design thinking, LGBTQ+ Ally training and much more. 

There's more to life than work

Bank of Ireland's purpose is to enable our customers, colleagues and communities to thrive.

At the heart of this purpose is our commitment to Inclusion & Diversity: To foster an inclusive working environment where all colleagues are enabled to reach their full potential.

This potential is seen in not only career development for all colleagues, but also support for personal wellbeing.

In order to drive our progress in Inclusion and Diversity, communities of colleagues have organised six Employee Support Networks to promote inclusion, diversity and representation of the interests of specific communities.

Outside of your day to day role, there are many ways to get involved in colleague activities such as Couch to 5K, sports and social clubs, and even Table Tennis tournaments!

We work in the following sectors

  • Banking
  • FinTech
  • IT

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Our purpose is enabling our customers and colleagues to thrive.
Our Graduate Programme offers an exciting development plan, which will equip you with the tools necessary to pursue senior leadership roles.
Bank of Ireland, now a subsidiary of Bank of Ireland Group plc, was established in 1783 by Royal Charter.
Each of our Graduates is paired with a ‘buddy’, to make their start with us as easy and as comfortable as possible.