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Your career within the Investment Bank

Fast-paced. Challenging. Rewarding. International. A career within the Investment Bank is all of these things, and more. Our work makes it possible for capital to move between investors and those who need it. It paves the way for businesses to expand, new infrastructure to be built, and bright ideas to become world-changing innovations. In this way, we contribute to economic growth and help millions of people around the world. You’ll work closely with clients, creating new opportunities for them, our colleagues and the communities we serve.

Barclays is one of the oldest standing global financial institutions. With a wealth of experience spanning over 325 years of investment banking history, it continues to support growth and innovation for corporations and institutional clients. . We are looking for bright, driven and business savvy individuals to deliver on our growth ambitions and to help us become a net zero carbon emissions bank by 2050.

Abisola, a Trading Business Manager in Markets, tells us more about life in the Investment Bank.

Where you could work

With offices in over 30 countries, we work with corporations, governments and financial institutions around the world. Our services cover financial advisory, capital raising, financing and risk management.

In a business as diverse as ours, there are all kinds of ways you could develop an exceptional career. You could become an expert in mergers and acquisitions. You might want to learn how to structure complex financial products. Maybe you’re interested in becoming a trader. Or perhaps you’d like to focus on delivering leading macro-economic research.


Read on to discover more about our specific business areas: Banking, Markets, Research and Quantitative Analytics.

Whatever your role, you’ll be part of a strong, supportive team, with every opportunity to stretch yourself and build invaluable experience, quickly.

Opportunities within the Investment Bank


Feel the pace of international finance as you deliver solutions that go far beyond the obvious. Be involved in delivering financial advisory, capital raising, financing and risk management services to clients worldwide.

Find out about Banking opportunities

Fast, fascinating and always in motion, the Markets business is a barometer of world events - not to mention an incredible place to build your career. You’ll work closely with clients around the world to create new opportunities for them, our colleagues and the communities we serve.

Find out about Markets opportunities


Our Research team digs deeper into what’s driving the world’s financial markets and economies. You’ll learn to react swiftly to market movements, cutting through the noise to provide instant yet thorough analysis. So the ability to articulate and present succinct, accurate and insightful messages is crucial here.

Find out about Research opportunities


Our Quantitative Analytics team is an integral part of the bank, providing model development, analytics and expert advice across Barclays. You’ll help deliver solutions for derivatives pricing and algorithmic trading, risk management across the firm, capital utilisation and fraud detection, using the latest model development approaches and advancements in technology.

Find out about Quantitative Analytics opportunities

Quantitative Analytics

Investment Bank brochure

Find out more about our programmes and what life is like in the Investment Bank by downloading our brochure here.


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