Early careers

From great potential to real opportunities, if you’ve got what it takes to join a world-class investment company, we’re listening.


Applications for our 2020 Traineeship opportunities are now closed and will open again in Spring 2021. To find out about them, visit the Traineeship page.

Summer Internships and Graduate Programmes

Applications for our 2021 UK Summer Internship within Operations and Equities are now open. To find out more please visit our Summer Internship and Graduate Programmes page

Applications for our 2021 Asia Pacific Summer Internship within our Singapore office are now open. To find out more please visit the Summer Internship and Graduate Programmes page.

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Who we are

Together we invest for a better future. We do it to make a difference to the lives of our clients and customers, our employees, society and our shareholders.

Standard Life Aberdeen is headquartered in Scotland and listed in London, with around 6,000 employees in offices in over 50 locations worldwide.

We meet the evolving needs of investors and savers. We do this by building lasting relationships and developing innovative products and services.

Our opportunities

You’re ready to begin your career, but where to start? We offer challenging and rewarding opportunities for school leavers, graduates and, if you’re in your penultimate year of study, summer internships too. It’s not for everyone – we expect commitment, passion and determination.

As an ambitious global company, we need people who can play to their strengths. If you want to be part of our exciting global journey and are motivated by where we are going, then start your career with us.

Contact us

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

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