HSBC is one of the world’s largest banking and financial services organisations, with around 7,200 offices in 85 countries. It employs around 280,000 people and aims to connect customers to opportunities and enable businesses and economies to thrive and prosper.
The organisation serves approximately 89 million customers through four global businesses: retail banking and wealth management, commercial banking, global banking and markets, and global private banking.
Graduate schemes at HSBC are offered in twelve main areas: Global Asset Management, Global Banking, Strategic Transactions Group, Client Management, Global Infrastructure, Compliance, Finance, Global Markets Operations, Global Markets, Global Private Banking, Global Research, and Leveraged and Acquisition Finance. All offer global experience, and encourage participants to be become part of the larger global network. There’s a strong focus on longer-term goals and building a rewarding career.
As well as extensive on-the-job training, graduates’ development can include a residential induction programme, specialist project management training, and support towards a relevant professional qualification.
Graduate recruits benefit from a competitive starting salary and a flexible benefits package, including approximately 25 days of paid holiday each year and generous share schemes.
HSBC actually stands for Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation.