2024 APAC Long Internship (Jan – Jun) – Information Technology & Operations – Hong Kong

September 5, 2023

2024 APAC Long Internship (Jan – Jun) – Information Technology & Operations – Hong Kong


  • Internship
  • HK-Hong Kong (HK)-Hong Kong
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In Asia Pacific, BNP Paribas is one of the best-positioned international financial institutions with an uninterrupted presence since 1860. Currently with over 19,000 employees* and a presence in 13 markets, BNP Paribas provides corporates, institutional and private investors with product and service solutions tailored to their specific needs. It offers a wide range of financial services covering corporate & institutional banking, wealth management, asset management, insurance, as well as retail banking and consumer financing through strategic partnerships. 
Worldwide, BNP Paribas has a presence in 65 markets with more than 193,000 employees. It has key positions in its three main activities: Domestic Markets and International Financial Services (whose retail-banking networks and financial services are covered by Retail Banking & Services) and Corporate & Institutional Banking, which serves two client franchises: corporate clients and institutional investors. Asia Pacific is a key strategic region for BNP Paribas and it continues to develop its franchise in the region.  

* excluding partnerships

BNP Paribas offers you an exciting career in an international business environment that is fast-paced, diverse and focuses on creating high-value relationships with our clients. We offer competitive salary and benefits, as well as a working environment where you’re valued as part of the team.


2024 APAC Long Internship (Jan – Jun) – Information Technology & Operations – Hong Kong

Our 6 months internship is designed to provide you with first class training and immediate responsibility, it gives you the support and development you need to start a successful career in financial services.  

Duration:             6 months
Start date:           January 2024
Location:             Hong Kong

Candidates with more than one application will not be processed – You are encouraged to review the different business lines and working locations before applying.

Who can apply?
To be considered for the placement, you will:
•    Apply as an undergraduate student
•    Possess GPA of 3.3 out of 4.0 or above (or equivalent) in any discipline;
•    Have to be fluent in spoken and written English (additional languages are an advantage); and 
•    Demonstrate methodical, logical, solution-driven thinking, with commercial awareness and a keen interest in latest finance topics as well as market trends. 

What you can expect?

You will be provided with a comprehensive induction, where you will be immersed in group training and discover more about the BNP Paribas Group.

From day one, you will start your business specific technical and financial training, alongside personal skills development aimed at equipping you with the knowledge you need to get you the best possible start in your career. Working alongside our teams of industry leading specialists, you will gain on-the-job training throughout your 6 months internship taking you along a development path to build your expertise and broaden your base of skills.  

What you will do?

As a Business Analyst intern, you will:

  • Assist to render functional analysis on project and deployment matters e.g. planning, quality assurance, manage requirement / constraint / risks / issues, stakeholder update and management, testing
  • Collaborate with service providers and fellow colleagues to deliver quality services and solutions to project or sponsoring stakeholders
  • Participate and contribute to studies, methodologies adopted by the department, also to understand and apply these standards
  • Risks and issues monitoring on quality, delay and cost. Reporting of any major issue or deviation to management

As a Data & Platform intern, you will:

  • Work closely with internal stakeholders to collect and understand the data from them to integrate the data models to build, design, and develop different business reports and/or dashboards;
  • Involve in building a new process with data models can cater to batch and streaming data that provide useful information for management’s review;
  • Assist on the management, governance and support of Data products (including but not limited to Asset Management and obsolescence Management project activities ) to ensure smooth and undisrupted operations for the bank.

 As an IT Developer intern, you will:

  • Possess knowledge in C++, C#, Java, Python, or other functional and programming languages, with experience in big data is a plus.
  • Technically specify, develop, test and maintain front-office trading systems for several trading desks: options market making / market fit / volatility trading, ETF market making, basket trading, auto-hedging, warrants contribution, including monitoring tools for regulatory related matters;
  • Work closely with internal IT staff to support the trading systems and day-to-day usage;
  • Partner with other IT and project management teams in strategic projects, collaborate business users for system implementation and requirement gathering;
  • Minimize operational failure, including but not exclusively, the risk of fraud, by helping to devise, and by implementation, sufficient regular controls.

 As an IT Micro-services intern, you will:

  • Be responsible for overseeing the support services provided by the APAC IT Micro-services team. to ensure services are delivered on time and aligned to agreed SLAs and processes;
  • Ensure operating policies are developed or are strictly followed, and adhere to all IT security policies to maintain system integrity and quality;
  • Work closely with all major stakeholders of the Micro-services Systems, and any teams with direct influence and dependencies;
  • Contribute to management reports and dashboards, Disaster Recovery and BCP processes are in place.

As an IT Security intern, you will:

  • Deliver IT Security Risk, with focus on new and existing application of the Bank and utilizing Agile techniques in DevSecOps.
  • Responsible for security risk assessments on new and existing applications to ensure strong risk management strategies, tools, frameworks and standards are in place.
  • Identify and provide analysis and recommendations for IT security risks, and track corrective actions performed by the business thru risk exception process.
  • Provide accurate and timely reports to demonstrate individual and team activities and progress
  • Work closely with IT and business representatives to drive risk assessment and remediation
  • Participate in audits to establish compliance with security policy and APAC country regulations

 As an IT Service Delivery Management intern, you will:

  • Oversee, prioritize and/or coordinate daily service delivery (REQ, INC, PRB, CHG) and project delivery with stakeholders across APAC;
  • Prepare and coordinate complex drills in HK and SG (Disaster Recovery, Network Isolations, etc.), publications and/or presentation of ITIP dashboards focused on APAC clients (KPIs/KRIs to be defined with APAC clients’ input);
  • Perform regular customer satisfaction survey & propose improvement plans;
  • Organize, run and/or participate in regular governance meetings with stakeholders in APAC.

As a PMO intern, you will:

  • Work with Managers to prepare budget exercise, including consolidation of budget needs, new projects, allocation methodology;
  • Follow up on monthly basis on budget consumption with strong focus on cost control (analyzing actuals and variance compare to budget, forecasting upcoming expenses, etc.);
  • Manage the deployment and change management process
  • Support managers and project teams on project status update – delay, scope extension that could impact the budget, headcount and resources forecasting, budget and cost booking.
  • Project management and business analysis support on project and deployment matters, including planning, quality assurance, manage requirement/ constraint/ risk/ issues, stakeholder update and management, testing, etc.