Bank Of England
work experience

Banking Internship

Job description

  • Earn while you learn
  • Gain experience, insight, and skills for the future
  • Tackle live projects, and make a valuable contribution to our work

Ideal for ambitious students with a readiness to learn and get involved, we're committed to providing high quality work experience to high achievers at various stages of academia. Our sought-after internship programmes offer an excellent opportunity to gain experience and contribute to work directly impacting the UK's economy.

First Year Internship

Our First Year Internship scheme is designed for undergraduate students in their first year interested in finding more about the Bank. These internships run for six weeks giving you the opportunity to support a team on a specific project across all areas of the Bank, from technology or HR to monetary policy and banking supervision. During this time, you’ll be paid a salary of £82 per day.

You will experience excellent development opportunities – from a comprehensive induction to the Bank, through to a range of talks and networking events. If your performance during the six weeks is considered to be outstanding, you will be given the opportunity to be assessed for a Penultimate Year Internship.

Penultimate Year Internship

This scheme is for first-degree students in their penultimate year. Our undergraduate internships pay £83 per day and run for eight weeks. You'll focus on an individual project, working closely with economists and analysts to collect and analyse data. If your performance is considered to be outstanding, you will be considered for a place on our Graduate programme.

You will experience excellent development opportunities – from a comprehensive induction to the Bank, through to a range of talks and networking events.

Postgraduate Internship

This scheme is for students who have completed their first degree and are about to embark on their Masters year of study. The internship will run for eight weeks and you will be paid £88 per day.

Please note that we no longer offer a Postgraduate Sponsorship scheme.

Please note, when you apply we’ll ask if you have any specific areas of interest. For more information about the areas into which we recruit, take a look at what we do.

A Level Internships

We offer a small number of internships to students in Year 12, studying for their A Levels or equivalent. These are offered via a partner organisation – Career Ready. Career Ready is a national charity that links schools and colleges with employers, and currently works with around 250 schools and colleges across England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland.

You can enrol for the Career Ready programme via their website.

What we are looking for

Accepted degree subjects


Additional job details

£82 per day

How to apply

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 2 December 2019

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Closing date:  Continuous recruitment

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