Corporate and Investment Banking

Can you see the possibilities in the development of Mozambique’s future gas reserves?” What if many countries – or even an entire continent – were dependent on that energy? Would be the banker to take on that challenge, to innovate, to be part of the growth of Africa? If the answer is yes, if you want in, then, you’re just the graduate we’re looking for. Our graduate programmes give you a one-of-a-kind opportunity to be more than a banker, to grow and develop in a team committed to seeing a continent realise its full potential. Explore your possibilities in all the areas of Corporate and Investment Banking. Take a look at what we offer

Investment Banking Programme


Think of yourself as a “mover and shaker”? Well then, our investment banking division will give you the stimulation you need to keep you on your toes as we arrange mergers and acquisitions, capital restructuring and empowerment deals on the continent.

Transactional Products and Services


TPS offers working capital solutions that are facilitated through transactional banking, trade and investor services. TPS is a hot bed for digitization and innovation! Did you know that we create the products that are used by everyone across CIB”

Risk Graduate programme

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There's only one thing we take more seriously than reducing risk, and that’s finding the people with the skills and staying power to shape how we do it tomorrow.

Global Markets programme


Love playing the markets? Then our Global Markets graduate programme is just the place for you. Our international team offers trading, sales, structuring and risk management solutions to our customers throughout global financial markets, including FX, commodities, equity, credit, fixed income and debt instruments. We also offer market insights, trading services, analytics and new financial products across a number of asset classes.

Client Coverage Programme


Are you a collaborator, an influencer, or a problem solver? Are you driven by really understanding the people and businesses of Africa and driven by a passion for being a trusted advisor in helping them unlock key deals and the possibilities of their vision. If you said yes, you’re the ideal graduate for Client Services. Our graduate programme lets you build your industry knowledge as you get to know some of South Africa’s biggest corporates.

Technology Graduate programme

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Our graduate programme blends the “classroom” learning of hard and soft skills with practical experience. Through rotations, you’ll be exposed to the full life lifecycle of the CIB Technology business, from application and technology architecture through to analysis, design, systems building and testing to the operation, maintenance and support of live production environments.

Finance Graduate programme

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Finance has a certain pedigree at Standard Bank - nearly all of our senior managers come from a financial background! Our finance graduate programme gives you exposure and insight into the inner workings of a major financial institution. You’ll have an important role to play from day one, ensuring that your experience is practical, relevant and valuable.

What are the benefits?
Application dates
CA(SA) Training programme applications are open until
15 June 2018
Application for all other graduate programmes are open until
15 June 2018


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