Redefining the future of finance

Redefining the future of finance Challenges don’t get much bigger than this. And that’s why our team needs the tools and knowledge to create, disrupt and innovate. At Barclays, you’ll get them through our world-leading training, which is unique to our global business. After all, if we’re going to re-define what’s possible, we need to re-think the way we approach the challenge. So we’ve come up with a flexible, immersive experience that looks at all angles of your development - a solution that keeps pace with the fast-changing technological world and ensures you're a digital native.

Your journey as an Analyst will begin with an immersive five-day workshop containing invaluable hands-on exercises. Then it’s onto a high-octane, cyber-attack simulation where you’ll pit your wits against your peers. And all of it happens in a working environment that’s buzzing with brilliant ideas and learning opportunities. 

The next step is your Initial Training Program where you'll discover more about our business: our mindset, ethos and values as well as financial concepts and markets. By now you'll be eager to get started - and you'll be free to plunge right in. You'll meet your team and get stuck into real-life challenges and citizenship projects, all with full support. Your network will include your line manager, a graduate buddy plus a dedicated career coach. And of course, you'll be making contacts across the bank. Through talks, conferences and events, you'll network and build up a broader view of the business. Your team and peers will be equally important as you develop and progress. But even when your program ends, the support and learning will still be there. We'll provide graduated development sessions and help you with the next stage of your plans. It could be leadership, a new area or greater technical expertise - no matter your direction, we’ll help you get where you want to go. With everything from hackathons to coaching, to 6,000 on-demand courses, you can progress and make your impact, here at our global business. Our recent graduate survey shows that this approach is valued -  87% of graduates felt they were free to explore, make mistakes and learn*.

The program highlights include: 

  • Hands-on exercises in strategic tech areas including Cloud, Open Source, DevOps, Data Architecture and Cyber Security
  • Group workshops where you can explore the latest tech together and share innovative tech ideas
  • Cyber-security simulation ‘capture the flag’ event
  • Hackathons
  • Access to 6,000 online on-demand courses on everything from delivering IT projects to coding
  • Dedicated career coach and mentor to help shape your future in tech
  • Opportunity to gain qualifications to take your tech career further

Your summer internship journey starts on your internship induction where we’ll introduce you to the scale and scope of the tech projects that you could be involved in. Our training is tailored to all learning styles and covers both tech specific training broader professional skills training.

While you are with us, you will be working with our tech teams to deliver real FinTech solutions that will drive new efficiencies and improved colleague and customer experiences worldwide. This hands on experience will develop your understanding of the scale of our technology function and it will help guide you to find where your interests best align. With your Line Manager at hand, you’ll have someone to guide you through your role supporting you with regular feedback. You'll also be immersed into our tech community where you can network with and leverage from the expertise and support of our experienced tech innovators and influencers.


Your Apprenticeship journey starts on your induction where we’ll introduce you to the areas you could be working in. We'll provide a real insight into how technology is transforming banking as we know it today and the impact that you can make in your role. Our training is tailored to all learning styles and covers both tech specific training and broader professional skills training.

You will be working with our tech teams to deliver real FinTech solutions that will drive new efficiencies and improved colleague and customer experiences worldwide. This hands on experience will develop your understanding of the scale of our technology function and  where you your interests best align. With your Line Manager and Career Coach at hand, you’ll have someone to guide you through your role supporting you with regular feedback. Best of all, you will be immersed into our tech community where you can network with and leverage from the expertise and support of our experienced tech innovators and influencers.