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:

  • Audit
  • Accounting & Finance
  • Corporate & Treasury
  • Credit & Market Risk
  • HR
  • IT
  • New Ireland Actuarial
  • New Ireland IT
  • Regulatory, Compliance & Operational Risk
  • Retail Ireland
  • Service, Customer & Innovation
  • Bank of Ireland UK
  • Corporate Banking UK
  • Credit & Market Risk UK

Graduate profiles

    • Vanessa Hullon – Retail Ireland

      There is more to the Bank than meets the eye, that’s the main thing I’ve learned since I joined. If you’re interested in the Graduate Programme but worried that your background isn’t bank... Read more

    • 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

    • Joe Kelly – Credit & Market Risk

      I joined Bank of Ireland after meeting with former graduates at my college’s jobs fair and hearing about their experiences. The strong position the Bank holds in the Irish market greatly ... Read more

    • Fiona McGonigle – Credit & Market Risk

      The rotations help you to quickly expand your network. I have been exposed to different areas of the Bank through my rotations. Throughout my first rotation, I gained great insights into Global... Read more

    • Marie Claire O'Sullivan – Group Manufacturing

      I studied the BComm degree at University College Cork, a broad four-year degree which incorporates a placement opportunity in the professional business environment. This degree was perfect for... Read more

    • Siobhan Healy-Cullen – HR

      Personally, the Responsible Business report and the CSR agenda was something I was taken with, alongside the continuous learning support through the award winning LearningZone. The rotational... Read more

    • Maria Gormally – New Ireland Actuarial

      Working for New Ireland Assurance Company (a member of the Bank of Ireland Group) offered me a great opportunity to grow and learn and the impressive study package was also a key factor in my... Read more

    • Niamh Byrne – New Ireland IT

      I joined New Ireland Assurance Company (a member of the Bank of Ireland Group) because I wanted to work in a secure, well-regarded company after finishing my degree. I also wanted to gain a broad... Read more

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