Kick Off Your Career Journey Here

At SMBC, you will be given deep exposure to the world of global banking.

As we continue to grow our footprint in the Asia Pacific, SMBC is looking for talented individuals who can support the achievement of our business goals and grow with us. We encourage our people to pursue ongoing professional development by offering training and international exchange programs as well as opportunities to participate in cultural, networking, and mentoring initiatives and programs.

With our keen focus on our people’s growth, we further their success as SMBC continues to service its clients around the world. Our people’s commitment to excellent client service, quality, and teamwork continues to fuel the growth of our institution and that of our clients.

Our Analyst and internship programs offer opportunities across SMBC’s business units. We hire individuals who have a deep interest in the financial markets, a drive for excellence, and an enthusiasm to be part of a team aligned with our values.

It all starts here.


The SMBC Analyst Program offers entry level professionals with the opportunity and learning platform to grow their career as future leaders in corporate and investment banking and/ or global markets.

Program Structure

Our 18-month Analyst Program – comprising of two tracks, namely Corporate and Investment Banking; and Global Markets – is designed to equip you with fundamental skills to excel in the respective departments. You will benefit from being part of a dynamic work environment, gain hands-on experience by working alongside our industry experts, and have access to a broad range of financial services and products.

You will undergo a structured rotation across three business units, with each rotation lasting approximately six months.

Upon completion of the program, you have the opportunity to take up a permanent placement in a front office department. This will be based on your interest and subject to vacancies available. There will also be a 12-month post-program support with continued developmental opportunities, including an overseas work assignment (up to one month), subject to COVID-19 situation.

Selection Process and Timeline

October - November

Application Period

December - February

Application Screening

Psychometric & Financial Modelling Tests

Competency Based Interviews & Group Discussions




Summer Internship

Want to gain exposure and insights into the banking industry? SMBC's 10-week Internship Program offers you the opportunity to do so.

The structured program is designed to provide interns with a well-rounded experience of working in a bank. Beyond having the opportunity to meaningfully learn and contribute to your team, you will also be given various exposure opportunities to learn from others, plan and assist in the implementation of bank-wide activities as well as network with leaders and fellow interns.

All students enrolled in university full-time are welcome to apply.


October - November

Application Starts

Opportunities are posted on campus at universities

Candidates should apply through Universities' career centre or otherwise stated

December - February

Selection Process Begins (Shortlist & Interview)

Selection Process Concludes

Recruitment process concludes by February

Selected candidates will be notified by our HR department


Program begins