Graduate Programmes at Barclays
Our Graduate programmes deliver immersive experiences, transformative development and incredible support – giving each graduate the best possible start to their career. You’ll learn continually. From bespoke training to courses on our e-learning platform, you’ll become more capable and better-equipped every day.
Whichever programme you choose, you’ll do meaningful work, discover resources to help you build a long-term career and develop your skillset with the guidance of a hand-picked line manager and a dedicated talent coach.
Sep. 21, 2021
COO & Functions
Campus - Graduate
Graduate Full Time
The team that protects our business
At Barclays, our reputation means everything. Internal Audit assists the Board and Executive Management to protect the assets, reputation and sustainability of Barclays. Barclays Internal Audit (BIA) aims to provide independent, reliable, valued, insightful and timely assurance to the Board and Executive Management over the effectiveness of governance, risk management and control over current and evolving risks, in the context of the current and expected business environment and in accordance with the International Standards definition of internal auditing.Sound like the place for you? Join us as an analyst to find out.
The chance to make an impact
You’ll start out with several weeks of intense training, covering product and business knowledge as well as essential skills you’ll need for a successful start with BIA. Then you’ll begin the first of two 12-month rotations spending time with different audit teams covering a variety of business and functional areas. Along the way you’ll build excellent foundational knowledge while getting to know our business and our people. You will be responsible for:
- planning audits, including documenting the scope, process understanding, risk and control identification and testing strategies
- completing audit fieldwork by testing key controls and drawing conclusions about their design and effectiveness
- discussing and agreeing the factual accuracy of audit issues with the audit team
- writing high quality issues and recording management’s action plans
- testing to ensure corrective steps have been taken by auditees
- keeping up-to-date with risks, issues and changes across relevant business units
- challenging others, including auditees, where appropriate to make sure the right conclusion is reached
- ensuring all work is carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements and Barclays’ policies and procedures
- contributing to risk assessment activity.
A place where you can thrive
At Barclays, you’ll be surrounded by people who will help you achieve your ambitions. Our collaborative, supportive environment gives you the chance to build solid relationships with senior leaders, peers and clients alike. What’s more, dedicated programme managers will support and advocate for you throughout the first two years of your career at Barclays.
During the analyst programme, you’ll also:
- learn about Data Analytics and apply to your audit work
- participate in formal and informal training designed to give you the knowledge you need when you need it
- receive detailed performance coaching and feedback
- have opportunities to expand your network and develop leadership skills
- take part in citizenship activities, contributing positively to our communities.
As your official programme comes to a close, you’ll have a number of career options open to you, including placement into an exciting role right here at Barclays.
To be considered for this programme, you must:
- be motivated with a strong degree or expected degree – in any area.
Ideally, you would also have:
- A view on topics and express them through the research and knowledge you’ll gain
- An analytical mind
- The ability to build relationships and be able to understand and communicate the story behind the numbers
- An eagerness to learn and willingness to take on new challenges
- An ability to manage your time and resources efficiently, as if you were running your own business
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.
What makes a successful Graduate at Barclays?
These key qualities will help you lay a solid foundation for success on our programmes. From day one, we’ll help you further develop and strengthen them.
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.
More about working at Barclays
We deploy finance responsibly to support people and businesses, acting with empathy and integrity, championing innovation and sustainability, for the common good and the long term.
Respect: We harness the power of diversity and inclusion in our business, trust those we work with, and value everyone's contribution.
Integrity: We operate with honesty, transparency and fairness in all we do.
Service: We act with empathy and humility, putting the people and businesses we serve at the centre of what we do.
Excellence: We champion innovation, and use our energy, expertise and resources to make a positive difference.
Stewardship: We prize sustainability, and are passionate about leaving things better than we found them.
Barclays offers a diverse, inclusive and engaged culture. A place where people can bring their whole selves to work and be respected for who they are, valued for what they do and celebrated for their contribution to our business and our community.
We are an equal opportunity employer and opposed to discrimination on any grounds. It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, colour, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.
We’re committed to providing a supportive and inclusive culture and environment for you to work in. This environment recognises and supports ways to balance your personal needs, alongside the professional needs of our business. Providing the opportunity for all our employees, globally to work flexibly empowers each of us to work in a way that suits our lives as well as enabling us to better service our customers’ and clients’ needs. Whether you have family commitments or you’re a Carer, or whether you need study time or wish to pursue personal interests, our approach to working flexibly is designed to help you balance your life. If you would like some flexibility then please discuss this with the hiring manager.