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Standard Chartered Bank


We bank the people and companies driving investment, trade and the creation of wealth across Asia, Africa and the Middle East, where we earn around 90 per cent of our income and profits.

Our focus on basic banking

Our success is a result of being obsessed with the basics of banking - balancing the pursuit of growth with a disciplined management of costs and risks and keeping a firm grip on liquidity and capital.

Through our international network and expertise, we facilitate trade across markets, enable multinational clients to conduct complex business transactions and service the needs of an increasingly international consumer base.

International Graduates

We are one of the world’s most international banks, offering graduates opportunities across our footprint of Asia, Africa and the Middle East, as well as Europe and the Americas. Right from the start of the International Graduate Programme, you’ll dive into our global network with a five-week International Induction Programme (IIP) in incredible Shanghai. Our IIP is your chance to connect with more than 270+ IGs from the 30+ countries that we recruit from.

The IG Programme comprises six business streams, aligned to our business banking areas. Each stream is focused on a unique part of the Bank, allowing you to select a business area based on your interests and help you develop specialist experience right from the start of your career.

After your first year as part of the Programme, you might join one of our local, regional or global teams. For half of our grads, their first role means an international move.

Choosing the right graduate opportunity can be tough, and the truth is there are no easy answers, but there are lots of great questions. Let us help you figure out what type of role, business and industry is right for you.

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