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Tech Early Careers at Barclays

Exciting opportunities to kick-start your career. It's happening here.

Are you ready to dive into your career?

Harness the power of emerging technologies, delve into future-defining projects and collaborate with industry experts as you discover and define the world of tech. Whether you’re an analytical thinker, a security specialist or an aspiring developer, your talents will find a home here. Our exciting ten-week summer internships, immersive full-time graduate programmes and hands-on apprenticeships will give you an incredible insight into the ever-evolving tech landscape — and you’ll be right at the heart of things, shaping our future. Whether you're about to leave school or ready to change your career path, get ready to make your mark.

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Internship Programmes


If you're passionate about technology, our summer internships offer the experience of a lifetime. Get inspired by leading tech experts, generate innovative solutions alongside our different business areas, and collaborate on projects that have the potential to make financial history. We'll support you from beginning to end so you can create game-changing solutions that truly make a difference.

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Cyber Security

Ready to stop cyber criminals in their tracks? On this internship, you'll harness your technological superpowers to protect our customers and clients against cyber crime and security threats. Over one summer, we’ll introduce you to projects, people and possibilities that will help you develop the necessary tech know-how. Discover what you can do.

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As a Developer, you’ll be the brains behind the design, installation, testing and maintenance of existing and new systems. This is more than playing around with code; you will be playing a critical role in finding innovative solutions to complex problems, for our clients and customers daily.

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Learn more about our Internship Programmes

We offer a wide array of Internship Programmes to suit anyone and everyone. Whether you're interested in banking, research, markets, or data and analytics, we have the programme for you. Here, you can make a difference.

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Graduates Programmes

Aspiring Developer

Have you always wanted to learn how to code? If your university didn’t offer the chance to learn, but your fingers are twitching in anticipation at the prospect, this Expert programme is for you. We’ll show you the ins, outs, ups and downs of coding over a one-year programme. You’ll learn on the job, contributing to meaningful work that makes a difference in a fast-moving, tech-driven world. Get ready to level up from novice to expert.

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Calling all coders and tech lovers. Ready to develop world-leading, innovative tech? Join the Developer Explorer programme and experience different business areas as you ramp up your coding skills. Over two years, you'll discover what we do and help us improve the lives of our customers and clients through stellar tech. From big data and consumer experience to big data and cyber security to infrastructure, you'll see and influence it all.

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Fancy learning from some seriously impressive people? As a graduate on our two-year Technology Explorer programme, you’ll join the team that developed some of the industry’s biggest innovations, from the first talking ATM to Blockchain and Siri payments. You’ll come up with inspired solutions and innovative ideas by working across a variety of business areas. Who knows — the next big, brilliant idea could be yours.

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Cyber Security

Grab your magnifying glass — it’s time to investigate and prevent cyber crime. This two-year programme involves researching potential threats that could compromise our security and stopping them in their tracks. Are you detail oriented, great at spotting patterns? Here, you’ll learn how we protect people and property through technology. Get ready to sleuth and help us beat the bad guys.

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Learn more about our Graduate Programmes

Whether you're looking to explore your career options or you’d like to perfect skills you’ve already started to build, you can find a place to belong at Barclays. Take a look at our other programmes and see where you might fit in. Prepare to learn from experts — and become one yourself.

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Apprentices Programmes

Foundation Apprenticeships

Ready to earn while you learn? Our Technology and Developer Foundation Apprenticeships are open to everyone and anyone, no matter what stage you’re at in life. If you’ve got a passion for tech, can think outside the box and are excited to develop new skills that will take you far, look no further. We’ll teach you everything you need to know.

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Higher Apprenticeships

Considering a different path to university? Want to switch up your career? Earn a salary while you work and study towards a degree qualification (or university-level equivalent) on a Higher Apprenticeship. Over four to five years, you’ll learn how we’re pushing the boundaries of possibility through FinTech. Choose from our Technology, Developer, Operations, and Cyber and Security courses. Here, your abilities and your passion will take you sky high.

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Learn more about our Apprenticeship Programmes

Whatever your experience, whatever your age, our apprenticeships are a passport to a world of exploration. See what else we have on offer and discover where you could feel at home. The opportunities are endless.

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Discovery Programme

If you're a student from an underrepresented group, join us for our two-day Discovery Programme. You’ll learn more about what we do, have the chance to chat about your future with us, and potentially be offered a place on one of our Summer Internships before anyone else!

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Tech in action

Barclays is at the forefront of innovation and technological development. Listen to The Loop by Barclays, our tech podcast which brings our culture and technology mindset to life through real-world examples, debate and thought leadership.

The Loop by Barclays Podcast

The Loop series provides thought provoking perspectives on innovation trends and shines a light on the work we're delivering within Group Technology.

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