Graduate scheme

Bank of Ireland is the sum of many parts, working together to deliver on our collective strategy.

From business areas involved in the design and sales of our products, serving our customers excellently, or trading on international markets, all parts of the Bank work as one group, one team.

Our UK business includes a retail partnership bank providing simple, flexible, accessible financial service propositions to UK customers, both directly and through partnerships with trusted, respected UK brands and intermediaries.

We partner with two of the most trusted brands in the UK (the Post Office and the AA). Partnership is what makes Bank of Ireland UK unique - and what sets us apart from our competitors.

In addition, we provide a comprehensive range of banking services to the corporate market across eight niche sectors.

We work closely with our customers, using our sector knowledge to capitalise on their strengths and realise opportunities for them to grow. The Corporate Banking UK team manages some of the Bank`s largest and most prestigious privately owned and public listed domestic and international clients operating in our chosen sectors across technology, media, healthcare, industrial manufacturing, consumer, business services, advanced industrials and hotels.

When applying, you will have the opportunity to express your key areas of interest.

The Programme

Our graduate programme streams offers a rotational experience across different areas in the Bank. Each rotation is specifically designed to empower graduates to develop the critical skills that fast track their progression and advancement.

During your three rotations, you will build strong management, interpersonal and technical skills, as well as getting exposure to business critical projects in a fast paced environment.

You are empowered throughout to seek new experiences and expand your network through cross collaboration. You will have the opportunity to experience different areas of the business and to contribute to meaningful transformation projects that support our Group strategy.

The Opportunity

As part of the programme, you'll connect with colleagues across various business sectors, constructing a valuable network across the Bank. You'll also complete a bespoke Graduate Development Programme, a two-year immersive learning experience that develops and enhances your skills and supports the bank's strategic priorities.

Guided by your buddy and mentor, as well as facilitated networking events, your visibility across the Bank of Ireland Group will pave the way for further progression!

What you will get in return

Our bespoke Graduate Development Programme is a blend of virtual and classroom training, facilitating connections with peers, the organisation, and its culture. Over the program's duration, you'll develop essential skills ranging from relationship management, business promotion techniques, presentation skills and financial well-being.

At Bank of Ireland, we are committed to providing you with significant flexibility to help you to thrive. Key to this is our hybrid working model. We have administrative buildings, remote working hubs, and work from home options that are centered on enabling and empowering you to work in a way that is more flexible and productive for you.

To ensure we work effectively as part of our teams and the wider organisation, the approach will vary given the nature of the role, your individual preference, and your team’s agreed ways of working.

What we are looking for

We don't look for any specific technical fields of study in order for you to be successful. We are interested in speaking with a diverse range of people from various academic, societal and geographical backgrounds that will inspire and help us grow as a bank.

We offer opportunities to students who have achieved, or expect to achieve, an Undergraduate or Master's Degree from all subject areas

Core Competencies:

  • Customer Focused
  • One Group, One Team
  • Agile
  • Accountable
  • Champion Transformation
  • Amplify Capability
  • Manage Risk

Bank of Ireland Group is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to fostering an inclusive workplace which values and benefits from the diversity of our workforce.

We offer reasonable accommodation at every stage of the application and interview process. If you require assistance, please contact

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