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Internship at Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Technology Opportunities

Internship at Bank of America Merrill Lynch

  • LocationChester, UK
  • Position levelInternship
  • Job period iconFull-time employment
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 09 Oct, 2018
  • Start date iconStart date:
  • Visa iconVisa Sponsor
  • CompetitiveCompetitive

Company Profile

Bank of America is one of the world's leading financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small- and middle-market businesses, large corporations and governments with a full range of banking, investing, asset management and other financial and risk management products and services.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch is the marketing name for the global banking and global markets businesses of Bank of America Corporation. With a presence in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) for more than 90 years, we have offices in 19 countries across three continents serving the needs of corporate, institutional and government clients.

At Bank of America Merrill Lynch we are guided by a common purpose to help make financial lives better. We deliver on this through responsible growth, our commitment to shared success, and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) leadership. Through our own experience and our global research, we know that sound ESG policies drive economic growth in sustainable ways – helping to create jobs, transform communities and foster economic mobility.

We know that our inclusive culture and diverse range of employees, make us stronger and are critical to our company’s sustainability. Our efforts start with young people helping to provide them with the inspiration, tools and confidence to make the transition from school to sustainable employment.

We have a long heritage of supporting women’s economic empowerment, advancement and leadership both within our own business and in our communities. In 2017 we signed the Women in Finance Charter and since then have taken further critical steps to help us progress towards our 2021 object to increase female representation at senior levels.

Technology touches every part of Bank of America Merrill Lynch and underpins each deal we make. From low latency programming to big data challenges to keep Bank of America Merrill Lynch at the forefront of the world’s financial markets, Technology is critical to our success. Owing to our investment in cutting-edge technology, Bank of America Merrill Lynch's Global Technology and Operations (GT&O) division places growth and success as a central part of its strategy. Why? It gives our business the competitive edge to solve business problems by delivering high quality and practical solutions.

You will be part of an organisation whose influence is felt globally, as we manage the critical systems and technology platforms needed to maintain the company’s market-leading positions in all global businesses, including deposits, payment products, treasury services, investment banking, sales and trading.


Our technology employees design, develop and implement applications, systems and operational processes to serve our clients and employees around the world. From programming to data management, and innovation to information security, our cutting edge tools and resources help maintain the company’s market-leading position in all global businesses.

Whichever team you join, we expect fresh thinking from our technologists; fast turnaround and delivery means work is challenging but also satisfying as solutions move from concept to implementation

Insight programme

If you’re at the early stage of your university degree, our insight programme could be the right choice for you. Here you will you discover the ins and outs of the world of banking, join tailored events and develop new skills. We’ll make sure you know all you need to know in advance of applying for a summer internship.

Summer internships

Summer internships typically last for 10 weeks and attract students in their penultimate year at university who would like to start work full time the following year.

The summer internship class is our primary source of hiring into our full time programmes. It’s a great way to get a taste of what a full time role in a particular area of the bank would be like and to hone your skills through structured performance evaluations, training, development, and social and volunteering opportunities offered throughout the programme.

In some locations, we offer fixed-term placements such as off-cycle internships or industrial placements at other times throughout the year. These range in length according to business need.

Analyst programme

Our full time analyst programme is perfect for anyone ready to start work after graduating from University. The programmes’ content and structure varies by business but all offer formal, ongoing training and development opportunities, performance evaluations, mentoring support and networking opportunities to supplement your on the job learning and experiences.

How to apply and what to expect

  • Apply online: when applications open in August
  • Assessments for Analyst Internship and Full Time programmes take place on a rolling basis throughout the year
  • The online process for most programmes has two stages and both must be completed before the application deadline.

Stage 1: Complete an online application form, competency questions and upload your CV
Stage 2: Take the online situational judgment test

Successful candidates will then be invited to an assessment centre for competency-based exercises

If you are applying for a place on a full time programme, the assessment may include an initial telephone interview

When to apply by

We start assessing applications early, so we recommend you apply well before the deadline.

  • Full-time Technology: 15 November 2018
  • Summer Internships: 15 November 2018
  • Spring Insight programme: 3 January 2019


Chester, Camberley, Dublin and London

Salary and Benefits

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package

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