Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Pre-Internship Opportunities

Company Profile

Bank of America is one of the world's leading financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small- and middle-market businesses, large corporations and governments with a full range of banking, investing, asset management and other financial and risk management products and services.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch is the marketing name for the global banking and global markets businesses of Bank of America Corporation. With a presence in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) for more than 90 years, we have offices in 19 countries across three continents serving the needs of corporate, institutional and government clients.

At Bank of America Merrill Lynch we are guided by a common purpose to help make financial lives better. We deliver on this through responsible growth, our commitment to shared success, and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) leadership. Through our own experience and our global research, we know that sound ESG policies drive economic growth in sustainable ways – helping to create jobs, transform communities and foster economic mobility.

We know that our inclusive culture and diverse range of employees, make us stronger and are critical to our company’s sustainability. Our efforts start with young people helping to provide them with the inspiration, tools and confidence to make the transition from school to sustainable employment.

We have a long heritage of supporting women’s economic empowerment, advancement and leadership both within our own business and in our communities. In 2017 we signed the Women in Finance Charter and since then have taken further critical steps to help us progress towards our 2021 object to increase female representation at senior levels.


We offer a variety of opportunities including apprenticeships, insight programmes, summer internships, industrial placements/attachments and full time roles.

If you’re at the early stage of your university degree, our insight programme could be the right choice for you.  Here you will you discover the ins and outs of the world of banking, join tailored events and develop new skills. We’ll make sure you know all you need to know in advance of applying for a summer internship.

Our Spring Insight programme is typically held in April and offers the following:

  • Firm-wide programme
  • Increased exposure to two lines of business of your choice through work shadowing
  • Key skills development, including tools to navigate the recruitment process
  • Multiple networking opportunities with business representatives
  • Opportunity to develop a network of students from across EMEA

How to apply and what to expect

  • Candidates should be pursuing an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or University expecting to graduate in 2021.
  • Studying towards any degree subject
  • Should have obtained strong A-Levels or equivalent

The online process has two stages and both must be completed before the application deadline.

Stage 1: Complete an online application form, competency questions and upload your CV
Stage 2: Take the online situational judgment test
Selected candidates are then invited to a telephone interview

When to apply by

We start assessing applications early, so we recommend you apply well before the deadline

3 January 2018

Remember to mention TARGETjobs when contacting employers!