Corporate and Investment Banking

If you asked yourself the question: “Could I play a part in financing Mozambique’s future gas reserves?” The answer would probably be yes. But, what if the stakes were much higher? What if many countries - or an entire continent – were dependent on that energy? Would you trust yourself to be the banker to take on that kind of responsibility? If the answer is still yes, you might be just what we are looking for. Our graduate programmes give you a unique opportunity to realise your dreams. Take a look at what we offer.

Investment Banking Programme


Fancy yourself a mover and shaker? Investment banking drives the megadeals that make a difference to companies and countries.

Transactional Products and Services


TPS delivers Investor Services, Transactional Banking, and International Trade Services to established and emerging markets.

Risk Graduate programme

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There's only one thing we take more seriously than reducing risk and ensuring that our business makes the best decisions today, and that is finding the people with the skill and staying power to help shape how we do it tomorrow.

Global Markets programme


Love playing the markets? Then Global Markets may be the place for you. Our international team offers trading, sales, structuring and risk management solutions to our clients across global financial markets, including FX, commodities, equity, credit, fixed income and debt instruments.

Client Coverage Programme


Are you a networker, an influencer, or a problem solver? If so, you may be ideal for Client Services. Our graduate programme gives you the opportunity to build your industry knowledge as you interact with some of South Africa's biggest corporates, in the process developing in-depth knowledge of our clients...

IT Graduate programme

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Can you imagine a time when you couldn't make a payment or check your balance online? Financial services is increasingly an IT-driven business. Our ability to deliver cutting edge services on digital platforms is key to our survival as a bank. CIB IT is the backbone of the CIB businesses of Global Markets...

Finance Graduate programme

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Finance has a certain pedigree at Standard Bank - nearly all of the bank's senior management come from a financial background! CIB Finance manages, controls, reports and forecasts on CIB's finances to regulators and central banks, senior management, shareholders, traders and internal stakeholders.

What are the benefits?
Application dates
CA(SA) Training programme applications open
1 February 2017 – 31 July 2017
Application for all other graduate programmes will open
on 3 April 2017


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