HSBC Graduate Jobs

Whether you’re a student, graduate or looking for your first job, you’re in the right place. We offer multiple opportunities for those who want an inspiring career where they can make an impact, at work and beyond.

Explore a wide range of roles and departments in different markets to discover and develop your strengths and areas of interest and shape a fulfilling career.

We'll provide the tools, support, and training to help set you up for success. You’ll have many opportunities…

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Graduate Jobs

Hong Kong (Hong Kong)

All Disciplines

Hires applicants with degrees in

  • Accounting
  • Actuarial Studies
  • Administration
  • Agriculture
  • Architecture
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Aviation
  • Banking and Finance
  • Business and Commerce
  • Communications
  • Compliance
  • Computer Science
  • Construction
  • Consulting
  • Customer Service
  • Cyber Security
  • Data Science and Analytics
  • Defence
  • Design and User Experience
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Aerospace Aeronautical
  • Engineering Chemical Processing
  • Engineering Civil Structural
  • Engineering Electrical
  • Engineering Environmental
  • Engineering Geotechnical
  • Engineering Mechanical
  • Engineering Mechatronics
  • Engineering Mining
  • Engineering Petroleum
  • Engineering Software
  • Environment
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Fast Moving Consumer Goods
  • Food Technology
  • Funds Management
  • Geology
  • Government
  • Health
  • Health Policy and Administration
  • Horticulture
  • Hospitality Sports and Tourism
  • Human Resources
  • Industrial Design
  • Information Systems
  • Information Technology
  • Insurance
  • Intelligence
  • Investment Banking
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Logistics and Supply Chain
  • Management
  • Marine Biology
  • Marketing and Sales
  • Mathematics
  • Media and Advertising
  • Medical and Biomedical Science
  • Medicine
  • Mining Oil and Gas
  • Nursing and Midwifery
  • Operations
  • Pharmacy and Pharmacology
  • Physics
  • Physio and Occupational Therapy
  • Planning and Surveying
  • Procurement
  • Project Management
  • Property
  • Psychology and Counselling
  • Radiography and Medical Imaging
  • Recruitment
  • Research and Development
  • Retail
  • Science
  • Speech Pathology
  • Statistics
  • Telecommunications
  • Transport
  • Utilities

Whether you’re in your penultimate or final year of your undergraduate or postgraduate studies, we offer a wide range of exciting opportunities for you to start your career with HSBC.

About Us

Who we are

HSBC was founded in Hong Kong in March 1865 to finance growing trade between Europe, India and China. Today we operate in 62 countries and territories but retain a strong commitment to Hong Kong, which is one of our two home markets.

Find out more about HSBC.

Our Purpose

Opening up a world of opportunity – explains why we exist. We’re here to use our unique expertise, capabilities, breadth and perspectives to open up new kinds of opportunity for our customers. We’re bringing together the people, ideas and capital that nurture progress and growth, helping to create a better world – for our customers, our people, our investors, our communities and the planet we all share.

Our Values

At HSBC, our values guide us in all our actions – from strategic decisions to day-to-day interactions with customers and each other. 

Our values are rooted in HSBC’s history, heritage and character, and help us deliver on our purpose.

  • We value difference 
    • Seeking out different perspectives
  • We succeed together
    • Collaborating across boundaries
  • We take responsibility
    • Holding ourselves accountable and taking the long view
  • We get it done
    • Moving at pace and making things happen

Why work for HSBC in Hong Kong?

HSBC employs about 30,000 people in Hong Kong. The bank is known in Cantonese as “Wayfoong”, which translates as “focus of wealth” or “abundance of remittances”.

We are the largest bank incorporated in Hong Kong, which is our business and operational centre for the Asia-Pacific region. As a result, we provide many ways for experienced candidates and students and graduates to achieve their career ambitions.

We offer varied opportunities across all areas of HSBC, including retail and private banking, wealth management, commercial and investment banking, global markets, asset management and insurance.

In addition, we have roles in operational and support functions such as compliance and risk management, legal, technology, HR, finance, marketing, IT and communications.

As an HSBC employee in Hong Kong, you will have access to tailored professional development opportunities and a competitive pay and benefits package. We work hard to ensure that our workplace is a diverse, inclusive and meritocratic environment and we have a strong commitment to sustainability and community projects.

Find out more about a career at HSBC Hong Kong.

Our Business Areas

With a network that covers 62 countries and territories, we have opportunities for you to develop your career in established and faster-growing markets. We serve our customers through our global businesses, which are supported by our operational and functional teams.

Global Banking & Markets - Focuses on building partnerships with our corporate, government and institutional clients to help them achieve consistent, long-term performance. We use the strength of HSBC’s international network to connect emerging and mature markets, covering key growth areas. Our products and services include advisory, financing, prime services, research and analysis, securities services, trading and sales, and transaction banking.

Commercial Banking - Has a network that covers three-quarters of global trade flows. We provide businesses with banking services in their home markets and overseas. These include trade and receivables finance, global liquidity and cash management, multi-currency accounts, commercial cards, overdrafts, working capital finance, insurance, term loans and syndicated, leveraged, acquisition and project finance.

Wealth and Personal Banking - Supports individuals, families, business owners, investors and entrepreneurs. We provide products and services that include current accounts, credit cards, personal loans and mortgages, as well as savings, investments, insurance and wealth management. We support customers through our branch network, self-service terminals, telephone service centres, and internet and mobile banking. We also have specialised relationship managers who support customers with bespoke requirements, including high net worth and ultra high net worth clients.

Digital Business Services - Our Digital Business Services teams are the foundation of HSBC, providing essential support across technology, operations and key central business services for our global businesses and functions. We play a vital role in driving great experiences for customers and colleagues, and enabling the bank’s strategy. We offer a broad range of career opportunities.

Global Functions - Our operational and functional teams around the world help HSBC’s Global Businesses to operate efficiently and effectively on a day-to-day basis. They also focus on controls and governance to reduce risk and protect the Group’s reputation.

Find out more about our Business Areas and Team.

Students and Graduates Programmes

Start your career

Whether you’re a student, graduate or looking for your first job, you’re in the right place. We offer multiple opportunities for those who want an inspiring career where they can make an impact, at work and beyond.

Explore a wide range of roles and departments in different markets to discover and develop your strengths and areas of interest and shape a fulfilling career.

We'll provide the tools, support, and training to help set you up for success. You’ll have many opportunities to learn on the job, gain experience and find the career that suits you.

Global Graduate Programmes

We welcome graduates who will bring fresh perspectives and knowledge to our different global business and functions. Our programmes are designed to stretch and challenge you, while providing the skills and experience to help you progress your career and contribute to HSBC’s continuing success.

Explore our Global Graduate Programmes.

Global Summer Internship Programme

Whether you’re in your first, penultimate or final year of your undergraduate or postgraduate studies, we offer a wide range of exciting options for you to gain experience of the workplace.

An internship at HSBC will give you first-hand experience of what it's like to work for a global bank. We're looking for the future talent of our business – people with ambition who are motivated to develop their skills in a fast-paced environment.

Explore our Global Summer Internship Programme.

Hong Kong Student Work Placement

The Hong Kong Student Work Placement is for students looking for work experience with a leading global bank. The placement provides opportunities to gain some hands-on experience over six months, and develop your knowledge of banking and financial services.

Explore our Hong Kong Student Work Placement.

Hong Kong Off-cycle Internship Programme

Global Banking Internship - Gain experience working with major government, corporate, and institutional clients, as either a relationship or investment banker, providing tailored financial solutions to help them raise debt or equity, or to advise on negotiating a merger or an acquisition.

Explore our Hong Kong Off-cycle Internship Programme in Global Banking.

Markets Internship - Work with a variety of teams to gain experience in Sales and Trading and learn about different asset classes and product types, algorithmic trading, and how various dynamics drive markets.

Explore our Hong Kong Off-cycle Internship Programme in Markets.

Entry Level Roles

If you are looking for an opportunity to learn the banking and financial services industry from the inside across all lines of business, join our Contact Centre Business team in Hong Kong. Our Personal Banking Executive role offers an excellent opportunity that will help you grow continuously. You’ll support customers with bespoke wealth management solutions, with cutting-edge technology to aid you. HSBC will support you through on-the-job, specialist and tailored classroom and industry training. Our supportive and collaborative culture enables you to thrive and learn as your career progresses. We offer flexible work arrangements and market-leading benefits, including ten different types of leave, comprehensive medical plans, staff mortgages and financial options for every of your life stage. Find out more and apply now.

Search and apply for our current job opportunities in Hong Kong.

Meet our Global Graduates

Meet our People:

Commercial Banking Graduate Programme

Global Asset Management Graduate Programme

Technology Graduate Programme

Global Banking & Markets Graduate Programme

Global Research Programme

Investment Banking Graduate Programme

Wealth and Personal Banking Graduate Programme

Global Private Banking Graduate Programme

Strategic Programme

Global Operations Graduate Programme

Awards and Recognition

  • Euromoney Awards for Excellence 2023 – Asia’s Best Bank and Asia’s Best Bank for Sustainable Finance
  • No. 1 Employer of Choice for Finance (The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers 2021)
  • No. 16 The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers – Employer Rankings (2021)
  • No. 2 Best 100 student employers (NUE Awards 2021)
  • Best Graduate Development Programme (Institute of Student Employers UK 2022)
  • Best Onboarding & Induction (Institute of Student Employers UK 2022)
  • Best Emerging Talent Strategy (Institute of Student Employers UK 2022)
  • No. 2 Most Attractive Employer in Hong Kong – by Business/ Commerce Students (Universum 2023)
  • No. 7 Most Attractive Employer in Hong Kong – by IT Students (Universum 2023)
  • University of Cambridge - Stormzy Scholarships Programmes (2021-2024)
  • Top Global Employer – HSBC (Stonewall Top Global employers 2021)

Explore some of our recent awards and recognitions.

Sustainable Growth

We are committed to building a business for the long term, developing relationships that last. We maintain high standards of governance and meet our responsibilities to society. And we monitor and regularly publish updates on our ESG performance.

At HSBC, we are committed to sustainable growth, as our Group Chief Executive Noel Quinn explains:

“How we do business is as important as what we do. Reporting on our environmental, social and governance performance transparently is essential to building stakeholder confidence and creating value for all our stakeholders. Our ESG review – together with other publications – accords with our reporting obligations under terms of the UN Global Compact and renews our commitment to the Compact’s principles.”

Our business has an impact on people all over the world – including customers, employees, suppliers, regulators, investors, and the wider communities we serve. Being sustainable means building strong relationships with these stakeholders and taking into account the issues that matter to them.

We use our international expertise to connect our customers to opportunities around the world.

We are powering new solutions to the climate crisis and supporting the transition to a low-carbon future.

We are building an inclusive organisation that prioritises well-being, invests in learning and careers and prepares our colleagues for the future of work.

And we uphold high standards of corporate governance and ensure we meet our responsibilities to society.

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