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Highlights

Sharpen your technical skills and see how much of an impact they can make

Get used to thinking, assessing and acting at the speed of international finance

Work with and learn from some of the industry’s best market makers

About the role

Perhaps you have a talent for building great relationships. Maybe you thrive on the pressure of fast-paced decision making. Or you might want to stretch your problem solving or communication skills. Whatever your strengths, you can make the most of them in one of our teams.

What to expect

Your internship starts with intensive training to give you an essential platform for gaining skills and knowledge. Then, you’ll rotate through different sales and trading desks across asset classes. You’ll learn through involvement in real challenges such as: researching and reporting, monitoring markets to formulate trade ideas, analyzing data and attending client meetings. All with our full support to help you succeed.

How you’ll develop

You’ll be surprised by what you can achieve. From beginning to end, we’ll do everything in our power to make sure you get the very most from your internship.

We’ll surround you with challenging projects and opportunities to grow and learn. We’ll keep you motivated with encouragement, feedback and support as you build your leadership skills, technical know-how and business acumen. We’ll help you connect with mentors, and network with colleagues and senior leaders alike. You’ll get the chance to give back to the community through volunteer events. And if you really impress us, this could be the beginning of an incredible career. We invite top-performing interns to join us as full-time analysts after graduation.

Who thrives here

We welcome people of any educational background, but you should have a keen interest in global economics. You’ll be great at communicating and collaborating – motivated by pace and pressure and driven to achieve and search for the best solution. You’ll also be ready to develop a deep understanding of what we do, why we do it, and how your role impacts on our business outcomes. These are qualities that people at Barclays have in abundance, and we’ll help you develop and strengthen them from the day you arrive.

What to expect

Our Quantitative Analysts are an integral part of the bank, providing model development, analytics and expert advice across many business areas at Barclays. Applying to our programme means the opportunity to join one of our specialist teams, including:

  • Trading Models - Specialised modellers and developers responsible for researching, innovating, developing, testing, implementing, and supporting all quantitative models used for valuation and risk management across all asset classes, valuation adjustments and the capitalisation of market and counterparty risk.
  • Electronic Trading - Quantitative traders, researchers, and data scientists responsible for developing, deploying and running algorithmic trading models and predictive analytics in markets, leveraging the latest methods in data science, machine learning, AI and applied probability.
  • Quant Developers - Strong logical thinkers and problem solvers with a mathematical mindset and an interest in Computer Science, who can program in one or more of our languages (primarily Java, C++ and Python).

You’ll gain the widest exposure to a variety of modelling techniques and instruments to help drive business strategy. This is your opportunity to gain invaluable exposure to real world problems by working on cutting edge quantitative and technology solutions. You’ll develop specialist expertise by helping deliver solutions that improve everything from the way we price derivatives, develop, deploy and run algorithmic trading models, and build strategies to manage risk.

How you’ll develop

You’ll be surprised by what you can achieve. From beginning to end, we’ll do everything in our power to make sure you get the very most from your internship.

We’ll surround you with challenging projects and opportunities to grow and learn. We’ll keep you motivated with encouragement, feedback and support as you build your leadership skills, technical know-how and business acumen. We’ll help you connect with mentors, and network with colleagues and senior leaders alike. You’ll get the chance to give back to the community through volunteer events. Solid performance during your internship will provide you with the skills and expertise to kick-start your career. We invite top-performing interns to join us as full-time analysts after graduation.

Who thrives here

Logical problem-solvers do well here. You’ll have completed or be in your final year of a postgraduate qualification, of a Masters or higher, in a technical discipline such as Physics, Mathematics, Operations Research, Quantitative Finance, Economics, Statistics, Stochastic Calculus, Computer Science, or other STEM subjects, with strong programming skills, particularly Java, C++, or Python. You’ll be great at communicating and collaborating – motivated by pace and pressure and driven to achieve and search for the best solution. You’ll also be ready to develop a deep understanding of what we do, why we do it, and how your role impacts our business outcomes. These are qualities that people at Barclays have in abundance, and we’ll help you develop and strengthen them from the day you arrive.

What to expect

Your internship starts with intensive training to give you an essential platform for gaining skills and knowledge. After that, you’ll join our team and work with expert colleagues on real projects. These might include live transactions, preparing marketing materials, analyzing cash flow, creating credit models and debt profiles, and researching and analyzing market data to share insights with clients. You’ll play an active role, and your work will have real impact.

How you’ll develop

You’ll be surprised by what you can achieve. From beginning to end, we’ll do everything in our power to make sure you get the very most from your internship.

We’ll surround you with challenging projects and opportunities to grow and learn. We’ll keep you motivated with encouragement, feedback and support as you build your leadership skills, technical know-how and business acumen. We’ll help you connect with mentors, and network with colleagues and senior leaders alike. You’ll get the chance to give back to the community through volunteer events. And if you really impress us, this could be the beginning of an incredible career. We invite top-performing interns to join us as full-time analysts after graduation.

Who thrives here

We welcome people of any educational background, but you should have a keen interest in business and finance. You’ll be great at communicating and collaborating – motivated by pace and pressure and driven to achieve and search for the best solution. You’ll also be ready to develop a deep understanding of what we do, why we do it, and how your role impacts on our business outcomes. These are qualities that people at Barclays have in abundance, and we’ll help you develop and strengthen them from the day you arrive.

What to expect

Our Quantitative Analytics team is a global organisation of highly specialised modellers and developers responsible for researching, innovating, developing, testing, implementing, and supporting all quantitative models used for valuation and risk management across all asset classes. The ability to articulate your ideas will be crucial as you work closely with business partners to develop models and tools, and perform analyses to help guide business decisions, manage risk, formulate and test quantitative strategies, and drive revenue generation and capital utilisation.

Here, you’ll take on new challenges and learn how to put complex models and quantitative techniques into practice. You’ll develop specialist expertise and work closely with business partners across the bank to develop and deploy models, analytics and tools. This is your opportunity to gain invaluable exposure to real world problems by working on cutting edge quantitative and technology solutions. Joining a group that partners with traders and risk managers across the bank, you’ll help deliver solutions that improve everything from the way we develop, deploy and run quantitative models, and create strategies to manage risk.

How you’ll develop

You’ll be surprised by what you can achieve in one summer. From beginning to end, we’ll do everything in our power to make sure you get the very most from your internship.

We’ll surround you with challenging projects and opportunities to grow and learn. We’ll keep you motivated with encouragement, feedback and support as you build your leadership skills, technical know-how and business acumen. We’ll help you connect with mentors, and network with colleagues and senior leaders alike. You’ll get the chance to give back to the community through volunteer events. And if you really impress us, this could be the beginning of an incredible career. We invite top-performing interns to join us as full-time analysts after graduation.

Who thrives here

Logical problem-solvers do well here. You’ll have completed or be in your final year of a postgraduate qualification, of a Masters or higher, in a technical discipline such as Physics, Mathematics, Operations Research, Quantitative Finance, Economics, Statistics, Stochastic Calculus, Computer Science, or other STEM subjects, with strong programming skills, particularly C++, Python or Java. You’ll be great at communicating and collaborating – motivated by pace and pressure and driven to achieve and search for the best solution. You’ll also be ready to develop a deep understanding of what we do, why we do it, and how your role impacts our business outcomes. These are qualities that people at Barclays have in abundance, and we’ll help you develop and strengthen them from the day you arrive.

What to expect

Starting with initial training, we’ll give you an essential platform for gaining skills and knowledge about the market, Barclays’ products and the financial regulatory landscape as a whole. Working with a number of teams, you’ll carry out risk and control assessments and get involved in developing new standards, tools and procedures. You’ll develop a solid understanding of the technologies that will transform the industry.

How you’ll develop

You’ll be surprised by what you can achieve. From beginning to end, we’ll do everything in our power to make sure you get the very most from your internship.

We’ll surround you with challenging projects and opportunities to grow and learn. We’ll keep you motivated with encouragement, feedback and support as you build your leadership skills, technical know-how and business acumen. We’ll help you connect with mentors, and network with colleagues and senior leaders alike. You’ll get the chance to give back to the community through volunteer events. And if you really impress us, this could be the beginning of an incredible career. We invite top-performing interns to join us as full-time analysts after graduation.

Who thrives here

We welcome people of any educational background, but you should have a keen interest in business and finance. You’ll be great at communicating and collaborating – motivated by pace and pressure and driven to achieve and search for the best solution. You’ll also be ready to develop a deep understanding of what we do, why we do it, and how your role impacts on our business outcomes. These are qualities that people at Barclays have in abundance, and we’ll help you develop and strengthen them from the day you arrive.

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