Summer Internships and Graduate Programmes

Our summer internships and graduate programmes are designed to give you experience of real work and real responsibilities, with tangible outputs.

Whatever your role is in our business, we aim to build your experience through cooperation and collaboration. We also pride ourselves on the sense of community we have – ensuring great support from colleagues and peers, to help everyone reach their full potential.

When you join, we’ll provide you with an extensive induction – where our experienced professionals will share insights from across our business. You’ll also take part in training courses to improve your technical and soft skills. And from day one, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to get to know your fellow interns and graduates.

Summer Internships

Summer Internship opportunities are available to penultimate and final year students from diverse backgrounds.

UK Summer Internships - applications are now closed for 2020

In the UK, we offer Summer internships in the following areas: Accountancy, Distribution and Marketing, Investments, Operations, Risk and Compliance, and Change and Technology.

Asia Pacific Summer Internships - open for application

Applications for 2020 Asia Pacific Summer Internships are now open.


Equities Internship 2020 China

Multi-Asset Internship 2020 China

Distribution Internship 2020 China

Hong Kong

Distribution Summer Internship 2020 Hong Kong


Distribution Internship 2020 Taiwan (Opening in April 2020)

Multi-Asset Internship 2020 Taiwan (Opening in May 2020)


Fixed Income Summer Internship 2020 Thailand

Graduate Programmes

UK Graduate Programmes - applications are now closed for 2020

Applications for all our UK Graduate programmes for 2020 are now closed.

“Standard Life Aberdeen is looking to see the values you have that make you unique. Don’t miss an opportunity to show these off!”
Rory Hardie
“There are endless opportunities within the organisation and they support individuals so well to develop their skills and knowledge”
Rebecca Meikle

Contact us

If you have any queries, please email the early careers team.

If you have any queries, please email the early careers team. Alternatively, our early careers chatbot can help answer some of the more frequent questions we get about our programmes.

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