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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.
Sep. 04, 2023
COO & Functions
Campus - Summer Intern
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 Operations Summer Intern Programme?
At any given moment, Barclays is a hive of activity and opportunity. A couple gets their first mortgage, or uses a credit card to finance a family holiday. In the same breath, a business agrees the asset financing for a new fleet of vehicles, or our team raises debt financing for a university’s refurbishment – such as building new accommodation or sports facilities. It’s all happening at once, every minute of the day.
To maintain that real time activity around the world, across investment, corporate and retail banking, you need smooth-running, constantly improving systems behind the scenes. Payments need to be processed. Credit card systems need to be maintained. Trades, equity transactions, debt financing – you name it – it has to be slick, effective and swiftly processed so our customers and clients receive excellent service, every time. That essential work, encompassing absolutely everything we do, is down to the Operations team. Put simply, they’re the heartbeat of the bank.
Real responsibility, right away
You’ll start with five weeks of intensive training, after which, you’ll join our team, building a solid foundation in Operations and helping the Group deliver our strategy – in the right way. You’ll join either our Global Markets Operations group or our Cards and Payments team. As a full-time analyst, you may:
• Perform KYC tasks while following standard procedures related to Client Due Diligence and AML policies
• Monitor real time transaction flow, trade updates and exception queues to ensure timely and accurate trade representation across systems
• Work on incident, problem and change management issues to improve services across the bank
• Support continuous improvement of the operational process and the development of best practices; coming up with ways to improve systems and processes
• Provide support for cleared derivatives, performing perform daily reconciliation of related fees
• Undertake a range of complex customer and product related processing activities.
Operations at Barclays
Millions of people, businesses and corporations across the globe rely on Barclays. From helping people buy their first homes to enabling companies to grow; from the day-to-day personal finances that make life possible to the massive investments that help whole economies thrive, Barclays is there. Every minute of every day. And none of this can happen without the smooth-running, ever improving systems behind the scenes. Payments need to be processed. Credit card systems need to be maintained. Trades, equity transactions, debt financing — all of these must be verified and swiftly processed.
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:
Good communication skills and happy talking to anyone - turning complex data into easily understood insights, a customer-driven attitude and an ability to quickly adapt to change and learn new technologies.
Working in Manchester
Manchester is one of the most exciting cities to live and work in the UK. It’s a vibrant, energetic place – an important centre of gravity for business and technology, with a thriving cultural life and its own unique identity. It’s also a place where every function of the Barclays organisation is represented and is the biggest community of Barclays colleagues (over 1500) outside of Canary Wharf in London. From colleagues serving customers in our branch network or Skybranch, to technical experts developing our digital products at our Radbroke campus.
Barclays will require applicants for this position to have legal right to work in the UK
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.
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.
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.
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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