At Barclays, our reputation means everything. Our independent Internal Audit team plays a critical role in protecting our reputation around the world. Join the team that informs executives at the highest levels, undertaking work that helps change our business for the better.
What to expect
Expect plenty of opportunities to make an impact. As a summer analyst, you’ll spend 10 weeks with one of our business-facing or functional teams, building a solid foundation in Audit through hands on experience and exposure to experienced colleagues and senior managers. Broad exposure to our Internal Audit teams will build your understanding of how we operate and the areas that interest you most. Whatever team you join, you’ll take on important assignments such as:
- Planning audits, including documenting the
scope, processes and testing strategies
- Completing audit fieldwork by testing and
drawing conclusions about the effectiveness of controls and risk mitigation in
- Supporting Audit Leads by writing high quality
issue reports and reviewing management action plans
- Ensuring corrective steps have been taken by
How you'll develop
Throughout the summer, our support will help you deliver your best work. In our team-driven environment, you’ll find that mentoring happens naturally and friendships are easy to form. Senior and junior mentors will guide your progress, and networking and social events will provide a fully rounded experience. Halfway through, you’ll get constructive feedback on your performance. By the time the summer’s over, you’ll walk away with a solid understanding of our business, our culture and your potential place within it. If you perform very well and meet our hiring criteria, you could have a full-time role waiting for you after graduation.
Who thrives here?
People of any degree discipline who are excited about pioneering new services and setting new standards. We want analytical thinkers, who are self aware and know how to work with people. We also look for resourcefulness, teamwork skills, enthusiasm and an entrepreneurial spirit, often shown through participation in extracurricular activities.
Meet our people
I have been able to form relationships with colleagues across the bank in different business areas. This has showed me all of the cool programs the bank runs that I didn’t even know existed.