Standard bank has had a vision since they began in 1862 and up until today that has not changed. They have grown to a massive bank with branches in 33 countries (18 of these in Africa), with at least 50,000 employees. Their vision was to have a bank like no other which could make a change to the local area that they were situated in by knowing its customers and making a difference. Even though Standard Bank is very proud of their 150- year heritage, Standard Bank remains focused on the future.
Standard Bank believes in putting customers and clients at the center of everything the company does. This bank invests considerably in the company’s diversified operations, the people, and cultures. Also in Standard banks systems and infrastructure, and most definitely the company`s brand.
Focused on the world`s emerging markets Standard Bank is one of the leading African banking groups. The company continues to grow and increases its global presence. Standard Banks people will flourish in a dynamic and supportive culture on the company`s originality insight and commitment.
Standard Bank group loves to reward their staff, individually and as teams for performances with competitions compensations and motivational programs. The company promotes progress with far-reaching learning and development opportunities.
Standard Bank likes to move staff to different areas of the business so that they can get experience which can help the company bring together a diversity of skills, in addition to the varied expertise which creates groundbreaking, high-performing teams. This is very stimulating and challenging, it could also lead to a highly rewarding career in a fast pacing, exciting and empowering work environment.
In one of Africa’s largest bank, final year students will gain valuable work experience. You will learn hands-on experience and be exposed to our people and the different cultures, fast-paced and ever-changing environment of banking in this way, so you can see where your skills can be best used. What a wonderful way to start a banking career!
How you will grow:
Striving to move forward the company can effect real positive change for all the communities and for any new places we hopefully will be tomorrow. The most important thing is, of course, helping their people reach their highest potential by motivating them to give the best that they can give.
Basic training is tailored to the options you choose. Standard Bank`s international conferences and of course a continent filled with countless possibilities to learn from, will give you opportunities to develop your best experiences in banking. This is, of course, your chance and your choice.
What you will get:
Quality and value in everything they do are offered to clients with commitment, from the time you join this bank, and you will be doing just that. You will see how Standard Bank rewards your performance and the extra benefits.
Standard Bank Internships Available
Standard Bank has a wide range of fields available yearly. These are, however, all within the financial sector. They seek talented candidates who enjoy working hard and has a passion for mathematics and people. With their internships, candidates will learn all the ins and outs of their selected career path. Successful applicants will also learn more about the functioning within the banking industry.
Candidates can look at the following career fields along with others related to the industry when applying:
- Financial Management
- Business Science
- Computer Science
- Investment Management
- Risk Management
- Corporate Banking
- Private Banking
Standard Bank Internships Requirements
Candidates intending to apply will be required to comply with the regulations as set out by Standard Bank. They seek candidates who have a head for business, is committed, socially adaptable, professional and reliable.
Candidates must have the following to apply:
- Applicants must be a South African citizen
- Candidates must have a valid ID document
- Applicants must have a valid Matric / Grade 12 certificate
- Candidates must be proficient in English
- Applicants with a year’s work experience is preferred
- Candidates must be able to work under pressure
- Applicants must take responsibility and be able to function independently and as part of a team
Candidates will be exposed to many functions of the banking industry and gain valuable knowledge and experience while completing their internship.
Standard Bank Internships Application
Standard Bank internships applications online are made available on their Graduates Page. Candidates may apply once the applications open the beginning of each year. Successful candidates will be asked to comply with a screening and also a telephone interview, as well as a final assessment before internships can be awarded. Learn more about Standard Bank’s Graduate program on their website.
Please ensure you complete the application fully. Sign the application form and ensure all required documents are certified before submitting. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, thus if you do not hear anything from the company within three months after closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Candidates may send inquiries to Graduates@standardbank.co.za.
Standard Bank Internships Closing Dates
Standard Bank internships usually open early within the year and close the end of June each year. Interested candidates are reminded to check regularly during the beginning of each year on their web page, as well as their Facebook page for the opening of their internship opportunity.