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Compliance Analyst Summer Internship Programme 2024 (Dublin)

Dublin, Leinster

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Internships at Barclays

Our internships are the perfect introduction to the world of financial services. You’ll be immersed in your chosen business area, learning from our people and taking on real business challenges.

Wherever you join us, you’ll discover a platform to help you absorb the essential skills and knowledge you’ll need to progress on your journey at Barclays. You’ll receive genuine support and encouragement, with both senior and junior mentors to guide you; and you’ll have the opportunity to take part in networking and social events. We want you to feel part of our community from the very start.

Key information

Date live Sep. 08, 2023

Business Area COO & Functions

Area of Expertise Campus - Summer Intern

Contract Summer Internship

Reference Code 00284468

Job description

Join us as a summer intern and discover the world of finance and technology. Dive into our culture, engaging in real projects that offer a comprehensive business overview. Select your desired business area for an in-depth introduction, taking on immediate responsibility guided by a mentor and line manager. Forge connections, explore new horizons, and unlock growth opportunities in this 8-10 week journey. Join us during the summer of your penultimate year of university to build skills, expand knowledge, and embark on an impactful path towards a promising career.

Why the Compliance Summer Intern programme?
Compliance is a fascinating, challenging and rewarding place to work. You’ll be joining a team that is absolutely vital to the bank’s operations, doing work that really matters. You’ll protect customers, fight crime, defend our reputation, define how we do business and look to the future. Simply put, without Compliance, Barclays could not operate.
As a summer analyst, you’ll spend the summer with our team, building a solid foundation in Compliance and helping the Group deliver our strategy – in the right way. You’ll either join one of our business-facing teams, supporting a particular business division, or one of our firm-wide core teams, supporting the entire Group. You may:
• Review policy breaches and escalations to identify themes and create recommendations to increase efficiency
• Draft procedures for regulatory disclosures
• Advise colleagues about regulation related to specific products and services
• Help maintain the barrier between private side and public side teams
• Work closely with IT to represent Compliance requirements for new systems
Compliance at Barclays
Acting as guardian for the whole of Barclays means taking on a whole range of important roles. Compliance people research and investigate. We gather, study and analyse complex data from a wide range of sources. We follow leads, identify risks, evaluate threats and predict the trends that will define the future. We’re involved in surveillance and control, product design and implementation. We are tech people, training professionals and communications experts. We are developers, project managers, consultants and administrators. Across all those disciplines, we are problem solvers, finding ways to deliver great outcomes for our business, our colleagues our customers and clients.

What we are looking for:
To be considered for this programme, you must currently be pursuing an undergraduate degree with anticipated graduation year 2025. 

Ideally, you would also have:
A passion and enthusiasm to work in technology will help you to thrive and deliver results, no matter what role you are in. You’ll also need to be customer-orientated, full of resilience, drive and spirit, and take pride in a job well done.

Working in Dublin
Barclays in Ireland has been serving Irish and international individual, corporate and institutional clients for more than four decades. Located in Dublin’s central business district, our office employs over 200 colleagues and we tailor everything we do to our customers and clients.
It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.

What you get in return

However high you rise at Barclays, we believe all our employees should receive a competitive package of core benefits flexible to you and your family’s needs. At Barclays, you’ll support our customers and clients, and we’ll support you with rewards that will genuinely make a difference. See some of the benefits* you could receive when joining us full-time.

Paid holiday and vacation

Competitive pay

Private medical care

Disability assurance

Flexible working

Life assurance

Voluntary benefits

Retirement planning

*This is an example of benefits offered to full-time employees. Specific benefits may vary based on the type of role, programme and location.

Why Barclays?

There’s no other business quite like Barclays. There are no other careers quite like ours. We’re here to champion your development, and we truly want you to enjoy your career journey. We’ll give you all the support and encouragement you need to make the most of this experience. And you’ll have the chance to make a genuine contribution to our inclusive culture and support our purpose as we serve our customers, clients, communities and colleagues.

The Barclays Way

This is the spirit of Barclays. It’s why we exist, what we believe and how we behave. But most importantly, it’s how we make decisions, take action and get things done.

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You get exposed to really supportive and intelligent people that push you to be your best self.

- Alexi

It's great to be surrounded by so much technical talent, but also people through a variety of functions. And I feel like I thrive because there's so much opportunity to network.

- Imogen

There's really a lot of impactful work you can do day to day. You get to work with really senior engineers on a daily basis and you learn a lot from working with them.

– Yuming

I can reach out to anybody and know that I will be able to find mentorship, support and just a community at Barclays as well.

- Becky

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