Standard Chartered Bank


Investment Banking Internship

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Africa & Middle East | Lagos, Nigeria
Job Expires on the Apr 29, 2024

2024 - Intern - Investment Banking

About Standard Chartered Bank

We're an international bank, nimble enough to act, big enough for impact. For more than 160 years, we've worked to make a positive difference for our colleagues, clients and communities. And we’re on a journey to be the world’s most sustainable and responsible bank.

We question the status quo, love a challenge and enjoy finding new opportunities to grow and do better than before. If you're looking for a career with purpose and you want to work for a bank making a difference, we want to hear from you. You can count on us to celebrate your unique talents. And we can't wait to see the talents you can bring us.

Our purpose, to drive commerce and prosperity through our unique diversity, together with our brand promise, to be here for good are achieved by how we each live our valued behaviours. When you work with us, you'll see how we value difference and advocate inclusion.

About the Internship

Corporate, Commercial and Institutional Banking (CCIB) at Standard Chartered Bank gives you the opportunity to be more. You can be more innovative, empowered, and impactful and take your career as far as you want it to go. We’re a place where ambition meets impact, which means you’ll be able to work on challenging projects, learn new skills and make a meaningful difference to the world.

For more than 160 years, we've been providing world-class financing, investment, treasury, and strategic advisory services to our clients. We've supported their growth, where and when it matters most. We're the preferred banking partner to over 5,000 clients, covering large corporates, financial institutions, governments, small and medium-sized enterprises, and investors, facilitating global trade, capital and investment flows for them around the world.

Our Investment Banking team provide corporate and advisory services to facilitate capital raising for clients, underwriting, IPOs, mergers and acquisitions, and the execution of advisory mandates. We partner with corporations, financial institutions, and governments to achieve their strategic goals through innovative solutions in complex cross-border transactions.

About The Programme

Our 10-week Internship Programme gives you the opportunity to gain first-hand experience working on real-world problems, hone your skills, create lasting relationships, gain insights, and discover your strengths. Throughout the programme, you'll acquire the skills for immediate success, as well as understand what's required for the future as our industry and your career evolve. A strong performance on the programme could lead to a graduate job offer.

What You’ll Experience

Through this immersive programme, you'll learn about our CCIB products, how they’re structured, how we manage varying risk types, and the processes and people needed to support our clients.

  • A one-day orientation introduces you to the bank and the interns
  • Four days of classroom instruction on our products, our business, and our bankers
  • On-the-job training and technical seminars to support your learning
  • Performance reviews and support of managers, mentors, and buddies
  • Presentations by senior management (speaker series) and engagement with executive management
  • Networking within the CCIB business function and across divisions
  • Engaging in community service

Programme Responsibilities

  • Commercial Real Estate (CRE)
  • Global Industry Groups (GIG) or,
  • Mergers & Acquisition (M&A) team

You’ll assume the role of a graduate to learn research and analysis, financial modelling and valuation, and the preparation of investment materials and presentations. You’ll support our bankers in the origination and execution of transactions across our advisory business and gain multi-product and sector-specific learning.

Program Eligibility

  • We welcome students from all degree disciplines and encourage students from diverse backgrounds to apply.
  • We’re looking for team players with excellent academic achievements and extracurricular activities, agile multi-taskers who can handle pressure, analytical minds with numeracy and attention to detail, and enjoyment of fast-paced, dynamic environments
  • Our more technical positions will suit individuals with Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics and Statistical proficiency
  • You need to be a penultimate year student, able to intern in June 2024* and start full-time employment in July 2025
  • Have the permanent legal right to work in the country you’re applying to


  • UK and UAE, we consider candidates requiring visa sponsorship for graduate roles. In the UAE, priority is given to UAE nationals
  • India internships start in April.

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