Work placements in financial services

Take part in a three-day work placement with a top financial services employer.

The Unified Schools Programme

Financial services is more than just working in a bank. There are lots of exciting opportunities from cyber security to accountancy, or insurance to investments.  

Get a taste of what working in financial services is like by taking part in a three-day work placement with the Unified Schools Programme. 

You’ll discover careers you didn’t know existed and gain an insight into the running of some of the biggest financial services companies in Scotland including BlackRock, Baillie Gifford, Deloitte, Bank of Scotland, HSBC, JP Morgan and many more.

What's involved?

By taking part in the programme you’ll: 

  • Build new skills and experience in the world of work
  • Work with, and be mentored by, industry professionals
  • Gain valuable experience
  • Take the first steps to a career in financial services
  • Explore different career paths within the industry 
  • Strengthen your CV or job application

Apply for a placement

Find out about available placements and apply. 

Are you a teacher?

Use this presentation in class to give your pupils more information about the financial services industry and the Unified Schools Programme.