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It's never too early to get ahead. Because even if you're not ready for one of our graduate programmes yet, we've got other ways to show you the kind of difference you could be making with us in the future.


This is an ideal opportunity for final year students to gain some valuable working experience with Africa’s largest bank. 

As a Standard Bank intern, you will work on real projects and be exposed to our people, our culture and the fast-paced, ever-changing banking environment. This will give you hands-on experience and let you identify where your skills can be utilised as you begin your career. The banking industry requires a variety of skills, and this is your chance to see where you could add the best value.

So if you would like to get a head start in your career, apply as soon as you can:

2016 application dates will be updated soon

How to apply

Applications are open to students in their final year of post-graduate degree or four-year degree relevant to our graduate programmes.

Read more to apply for the Industrial Engineering Graduate programme

Winter school

Are you a second year or third year university student and you’re serious about your career, but are unsure which company may be the best fit for you?

Then the Standard Bank Winter School programme is the perfect opportunity for your career path.  This is a fantastic way to get a feel of what working in Standard Bank could be like for you, and also a chance to be involved in projects, and be exposed to some of the dynamic teams within our group.


2016 application dates will be updated soon


Who can apply:
Applications are open to students in their second or third year of study.

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PBB Industrial Engineering Internship Programme 2015

The Personal and Business Banking (PBB) division of Standard Bank is a global business unit providing Personal and Business Banking services to the personal market, corporates, governments, municipalities in South Africa. There is an ever increasing importance of designing, analysing business processes, aligning processes and methodologies in order to deliver the customer and shareholder value.

Standard Bank’s PBB Customer Centre of Excellence, Process Management and Governance department requires Industrial Engineers to enable the bank to engineer an excellent customer experience and to deliver it consistently through an efficient process.


Job Description
The candidate will be required to join the Standard Bank PBB Customer Centre of Excellence, Process Management and Governance team and contribute towards the analysis and design of business processes. The contribution to the analysis and design of business processes will be largely focused on:
- Modelling of business processes for the respective business units within PBB and to store all designed processes in a central repository. All business processes designed must comply with strict procedures and standards.

- The modeller will work closely with Process Stewards and various business stakeholders.
- The PBB Industrial Engineering Internship Programme is based in Johannesburg and will be for the duration of 12 months


- Model business processes on behalf of projects according to Standard Bank’s methods and standards and using Standard Bank’s preferred modelling tools
- Ensure mapped processes meet the quality standards that have been specified
- Ensure process models align to Standard Bank’s Process Architecture
- Ensure processes models are reused to minimise process duplication and proliferation
- Determine Standard Times and Costs for as-is processes and estimate Standard Times for to-be processes
- Develop and maintain Work Instructions and link these to the relevant process activities
- Capture Risks and Controls in process models with information provided by business analysts
- Identify relevant as-is processes for projects and provide these processes to the project team for as-is analysis
- Assist with the clean-up of the existing process repository


Professional Qualifications
• Essentials qualifications:
* Degree in Industrial Engineering / BTech Industrial Engineering or a Degree in Operational Management


Online application:

Closing Date:  12 September 2014

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