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Banking Graduate Trainee Programme 2022

The Banking Graduate Trainee Programme (BGTP), launched by Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) and the banking industry are offering entry-level positions in three business / function streams. Targeting Hong Kong residents graduating with a bachelor’s degree or above from universities in or outside Hong Kong, BGTP offers them a twelve-month work opportunity and industry-specific training. 


Job opportunities
Around 30 participating banks will offer nearly 100 entry-level positions related to (i) FinTech, (ii) Green and Sustainable Finance, and (iii) the Guangdong-Hong Kong- Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA) business for graduate trainees’ long-term professional development.


Professional training
The graduate trainees may participate in the B.E.S.T. Certificate Programme provided by the Hong Kong Institute of Bankers (HKIB) and a series of specialized training seminars will be organized by the HKMA. Participating banks will offer in-house training for trainees accordingly.


Programme period
The Programme of this year will generally start from 1 September 2022 and last for a period of twelve months.


The participating banks will provide a monthly salary to each programme participant based on market terms.


Final-year students graduating with a bachelor’s degree or above in 2022 are eligible. The disciplines preferred will depend on the work nature of specific jobs and the need of participating bank.


Upcoming Training Workshops/Nomination Services for Banking Graduate Trainee Applicants:   
Students are welcome to directly apply to the banks. Meanwhile, CPS, SAO is working on potential nominations. Interested candidates may complete the Nomination Application Form and indicate your Top 5 preferred banks by Sunday, 29 May.

The nomination arrangement is NOT guaranteed and is subject to individual banks’ decision.

To better prepare for your application and recruitment process, don’t forget to register for the following workshops at
1. CV & Cover Letter Workshop (13 May)
2. Aptitude Test Workshop (18 May)
3. Video Interview Workshop (20 May)
4. Assessment Centre Workshop - Group Interview (24 May)
5. Assessment Centre Workshop - Individual Interview (26 May)

If you want to get professional career advice on your job applications, please register for a Career Advising/Mock Interview session through POSS.

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