Internship Programme 2023 - Information Technology


We ask

  • An entrepreneurial attitude
  • A customer centric focus
  • Collaborative skills

We offer

  • Challenging work
  • Excellent secondary employment conditions
  • In charge of personal development


  • Building a future proof bank
  • A diverse and inclusive culture
  • Extensive internal career opportunities

Internship Programme 2023 - Information Technology

About Us

ABN AMRO is a Northwest European personal bank in the digital age, with our Head Office based in Amsterdam. Our bank has a diverse history, dating back more than 300 years and is characterised by acquisitions, split-ups and mergers. The current ABN AMRO started in 2010 with the merger with Fortis Bank Nederland, after Fortis, Royal Bank of Scotland and Banco Santander bought ABN AMRO in 2007 and afterwards split up the bank in parts. 


Across our offices we have an employee presence of circa. 19,000 people and in the UK, we work alongside 350 of those employees. We are a bank that is committed to playing a serious role in society. Technology helps us to bring banking closer to our clients and what they need. Our areas of focus are inclusion, sustainability, social entrepreneurship, innovation and daily banking. Robust corporate governance is key for us to achieve our strategic ambitions and helps us to support our clients with our banking expertise, reliably and professionally, both in the Netherlands and abroad. 


As a bank, we serve clients in the retail, private banking and corporate banking sectors. Within our Northwest European scope, we are also present in a number of specialist activities, such as Corporate and Commercial Banking, Asset Based Finance and Clearing. Our UK branch is part of the Corporate Banking business line and operates within the following areas:


•    Corporate and Institutional Banking which includes Corporate Banking, Clearing, Global Markets - Sales & Trading and Financial Institutions 
•    Commercial Clients which includes Asset Based Finance and Transaction Banking Hub, which provides trade finance and transactional banking services

Our Strategy, Core Values and Purpose

What we do (Our Strategy) – We want to be a personal bank in the digital age

How we do this (Our Core Values) – Care, Courage, and Collaboration

The reason why (Our Purpose) – Banking for better, for generations to come

Our core values of Care, Courage and Collaboration shape our culture. We are looking to live these values in everything we do, for our clients and for each other. It is through our values that we connect and that we are able to create an environment where everyone can be themselves. As a result, we enjoy working together, always wanting to stretch ourselves and we’re keen to go that extra mile. We feel embodying this ethos is important in a challenging environment where change is all around us and expectations are high.

Together, these principles foster a culture of working together and permanent learning. It’s only with this mindset that we bring the best in ourselves to deliver a high standard of performance. Our culture is the catalyst for the evolution in which we find ourselves: our people are imaginative, trust each other and do just that little bit extra to help clients.

You can learn more about ABN AMRO via our website.

Our Internship Programme

We are delighted to launch our insightful Summer placements of various lengths across several departments within our London office.


Department Area 

Programme Length

Transaction Banking

6 to 7 weeks, commencing mid-June to mid-September 

Global Markets 

8 to 10 weeks, commencing in June

Process & Controls

3 months, commencing June 

Information Technology 

6 weeks, commencing in June


8 to 12 weeks, commencing June/July


4 weeks, commencing mid-July

Human Resources

8 to 10 weeks, commencing June/July


1 to 2 months, commencing in July


What do we offer?

•    Valuable insight into Financial Services
•    Opportunity to work in a dynamic, inclusive and flexible environment where you are encouraged to grow and develop
•    Collaboration on various activities and meaningful projects that drive towards the bank’s objectives and supports our clients
•    Working with a wide range of people with different backgrounds, opinions and ideas
•    An environment where you will be challenged on a daily basis to refine your professional and soft skills
•    Mentoring by the line manager of the department, who will equally ensure you are sufficiently supported through guidance and any training required 

Department and Team Culture

ABN AMRO UK’s IT function is under the remit of the Head of IT, who’s department is accountable for IT services (Platforms and Technology) in collaboration with the central Innovation and Technology (I&T) departments (incl. IT Personal and Business Banking and Functions (PBBF) and IT Wealth Management and corporate banking (WMCB)).

The IT function sits alongside the Information Security function, both within the UK COO Office who are responsible for the provision of technical and business support functions to the business lines and functions present in the UK, with the goal of enabling the smooth and efficient running of the organisation.  The department is responsible for Procurement services,  buildings and facilities management, and business continuity planning and co-ordination. 


The IT team are collaborative, open and like to meet challenges.  With the innovation from the I&T department, our users have a strong foundation for which to collaborate and look to efficiencies using tools and applications provided. 

What will your responsibilities look like?

  • Shadow our IT Support and resolve local incidents
  • Be involved in tasks related to IT projects
  • Have an insight into Information Security
  • Whilst on placement, use the Office365 tools including Microsoft Teams, Microsoft Outlook and other business applications

What are we looking for?

  • Penultimate year undergraduate student (studying a relevant degree) or second/third year apprenticeship student equivalent
  • Enthusiastic individuals with contemporary values
  • A motivated interest in Financial Services
  • Ability to communicate clearly and comprehensively with a variety of audiences
  • Solid IT skills; proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint and knowledge of the Office 365 product suite, is preferred
  • Ability to develop and maintain good working relationships
  • Excellent collaboration skills
  • Effective at following instructions
  • Demonstrable analysis skills
  • Good interpersonal skills are required
  • Ability to remain composed when working in difficult situations and to be proactive
  • Eager to learn and take and action feedback

How to Apply

If you feel that you would be a great candidate, please submit your interest for the placement that best suits your skills, ambitions and availability via the ‘Apply’ button. We understand that you may feel your CV isn’t extensive or wholesomely capture who you are and your skillset, for this reason we would like to hear more about you in a cover letter! Please note that you’ll need to submit this alongside your CV via the portal when prompted.

Successful applicants will be contacted regarding next steps which will involve a selection process consisting of an interview with the department of interest.

For more information, please contact:

Niki Champion
Onsite Recruiter 
 +44 203 192 9342

Additional Information


Salary Indication: (London Living Wage - £11.95 per hour)

£90 per day, equivalent to £20,430 per annum and £2,700 for duration of placement

Working hours per week  



Hybrid working arrangement with minimum of 2 to 3 days in office and remaining days working from home

Right to Work Requirements

Please note you must be a British National or have an existing UK Right to Work status to apply


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