2023 Corporate and Institutional Banking Summer Internship

Gain experience working with major government, corporate, and institutional clients, as either a relationship or investment banker, providing tailored financial solutions to help them raise debt or equity, or to advise on negotiating a merger or an acquisition.


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Penultimate year undergraduates (June/July start),
5 to 16 weeks (depending on programme and country or territory)
Corporate and Institutional Banking
June 2023 onwards
15 August 2022
6 January 2023


You will have obtained or will be working towards a 3.2/4.0 or 4.0/5.0 cumulative GPA or the equivalent of a 2.1 from a recognised University (as appears on your official University transcript or degree certificate). Be fluent in English, however knowledge of Mandarin and/or Cantonese would be an advantage. With legal rights to work in Hong Kong is preferred. Please note that you can only make one application each recruitment cycle. Candidates should make an informed decision before applying by reviewing the different business areas and location sections on our website.

What you'll do

You'll work in a dedicated team focused on specific client groups across corporate and institutional clients.

You'll see first-hand how relationship bankers work with teams like trade finance, cash management, capital markets, investment banking, and markets and securities services, to grow client relationships and analyse profitability, risks and other factors involved in transactions.

You'll gain insight into how relationship bankers and broader coverage teams across geographies work with product partners and other HSBC functions such as legal, credit, and risk.

You'll learn how we incorporate Environmental, Social and Governance considerations into our client solutions, ranging from sustainable supply chains to raising green bonds.

You'll be responsible for researching and understanding clients for the purposes of developing business and managing risk.

A day at work may include creating client presentations ahead of strategic meetings and pitches; preparing credit papers; analysing client information; supporting client strategic reviews; and client planning.

Perform well and you'll be considered for our Corporate and Institutional Banking Graduate Programme.

Who you are

You're interested in financial markets and proactively take opportunities to satisfy your intellectual curiosity.

You're a team player who uses interpersonal skills to build strong relationships, communicate effectively and influence opinions.

You're a problem-solving self-starter who knows how to prioritise and manage your time effectively.

You catch the details and read the fine print. Analysing data and situations excites you because you never stop asking, 'Why?'

What you'll learn

You'll start with an introduction to financial markets to understand the corporate life cycle, accounting, financial modelling, valuation fundamentals, equity and debt capital markets, and credit and lending.

You'll receive training in market data, and training specific to the team you're working with, such as Market data tools and HSBC proprietary tools.

You'll hone your relationship-building and presentation skills and develop a first-hand understanding of our products, services as well as market and industry knowledge.

You'll have plenty of opportunities for continuous learning and people to support you during your time with us so that you're well prepared for your future.

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  • Job type:Internships
  • Disciplines:
    All Disciplines
  • Work rights:
    Hong Kong Permanent Resident, Hong
  • Locations:
    Hong Kong (Hong
  • Closing Date:6th Jan 2023, 3:59 pm


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