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Thank you for your interest in HSBC. Applications for 2013 are now closed.
Before you start your application
First of all, please make sure that you've chosen the programme
that best fits your skills, qualifications, interests,
circumstances and career aspirations.
If you're unsure, you can take a closer look at our different graduate programmes and internships and placements.
You can also gain further insight into the world of opportunity you could explore with us, by talking to one of our current graduates. To find out when we'll be coming to a campus near you, take a look at our events section.
Registering to use the online application centre
Once you proceed to the online application centre, your first task will be to register as a user.
This should be straightforward enough, but please make sure you remember which e-mail address you use. This will be the e-mail address we use to contact you regarding your application.
Creating your profile
Once you've selected your programme, you'll be prompted to
create your profile. This is quick and easy to do and shouldn't
take more than 15 minutes.
Your profile will contain basic personal information - e.g. name, address, telephone number, qualifications etc.
You'll also be asked to upload your CV. When you do, please make sure it details:
- All your work experience to date (including voluntary and part-time work, and internships)
- Extra-curricular activities
- Positions of responsibility such as President, Captain, Vice-Captain, Treasurer etc
- Your academic details
- Scholarships and any awards
As part of your application you'll be asked some questions about your qualifications and mobility.
The candidate questionnaire is based on competencies that are
important for each programme and that lead to successful job
performance. It will take you approximately 40 minutes to
Please answer as honestly as possible; there are no right or wrong answers as it is all about finding out if we are right for each other..
You can review a report on your evaluation at the end of the test.
What happens next?
We'll let you know your result as soon as you've completed the candidate questionnaire. If you have been successful, we'll invite you to complete a series of online numerical tests.