Internships, Apprenticeships, Graduate Programmes and Work Experience Opportunities

Find out about the growing range of internships, work experience programmes, apprenticeships and graduate opportunities on offer in Glasgow’s financial and business services community.

Internships, Apprenticeships, Graduate Programmes and Work Experience Opportunities

Glasgow's financial and business services sector offers a wealth of career opportunities for talented young people.  Watch this video now to hear a range of young people on what it's like to work in Glasgow's IFSD, the opportunities for young people in the city's financial sector and why it's a great place to work, live and play.


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There's a growing range of internships, apprenticeships and work experience opportunities available in Glasgow's financial and business services community. Great opportunities are on offer across the spectrum from some of the biggest names in global finance, banks, insurance companies, professional advisers and the city's fast growing fintech start up sector. These opportunities cover everything from one day taster sessions through to internships, apprenticeships and graduate entrant programmes.

Glasgow's financial sector is well known for its increasing commitment to apprenticeships at all levels, including Foundation Apprenticeships, Modern Apprenticeships and Graduate Apprenticeships.

Visit Apprenticeships Scotland and Skills Development Scotland to find out more about these apprenticeship opportunities.

Other ways for young people to stay informed about career opportunities in Glasgow's financial sector include;

  • Tapping in to the expert knowledge and networks offered by careers services at school, college and university.
  • Identify the employers you are interested in joining and visit their websites regularly for the latest most up to date information
  • Follow these companies on social media for updates on programme launches and application deadlines.
  • Attend careers fairs to meet prospective employers face to face
  • Many companies have close relationships with schools, colleges and universities so, sign up to attend organised career talks, open days and company visits.