Bank of Ireland

Put yourself at the centre of the action in the company voted Ireland’s Number 1 Graduate Employer in Banking/Financial Services.

Bank of Ireland is on a journey of innovation driven by our people and our customer’s lifestyles. Securing a place on Bank of Ireland’s Graduate Programme
means you’ll be in the thick of the action – working as part of a tightly-knit team on projects that make a real difference.

  • Diversity – Experience different parts of the business through our rotational programmes.
  • Responsibility – Work in roles with real responsibility which will enable you to grow personally and professionally.
  • Development & Learning – Combine work experience with mentorship, class study and the opportunity to pursue professional qualifications that will equip you with the knowledge and expertise to fully realise your talent and potential.

We offer opportunities to students who have achieved, or are expected to achieve, a minimum 2:1 Honours Degree or Masters from all disciplines. Bank of Ireland is on a journey of enormous change. We’re hiring people that will help us on our journey.

Will you join us?


Our programmes include:

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Audit
  • Corporate and Treasury
  • Human Resources
  • Business Insights and Innovation
  • Compliance & Regulatory Risk
  • IT
  • Risk
  • New Ireland Actuarial
  • Bank of Ireland UK
  • Corporate Banking UK

Graduate profiles

    • Gary Kane – IT

      The IT Graduate Programme appealed to me because of the three 8-month rotations, I knew that I’d be getting a unique view of the business and solid foundation to build on. The approach and... Read more

    • Umer Farooq Naru –

      My top tip to make the Graduate Programme - put maximum effort in your application and provide as much relevant information as you can. Do loads of research and preparation before assessment... Read more

    • Seán Fitzsimons –

      In Ireland’s biggest bank you are exposed from day one to top level clients on a national and international scale. Bank of Ireland is very supportive of professional development and further education... Read more
    • Caroline Barry –

      The Graduate Development at Bank of Ireland is of a very high standard; there’s no doubt that significant investment has been made for our development and that’s very motivating. I also like that... Read more

    • Aisling Elliot –

      My degree didn’t have to be specifically finance based to apply for the Graduate Programme. It’s as much about your skills, your ability to work as a team and your personality. The people at all... Read more

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