Graduate programmes

Most of our Graduate programmes are now closed. Applications for our 2025 programmes will open this Autumn.

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Is a Graduate programme right for you? Apply today if you:


Are a recent Graduate

Apply today if you are graduating this academic year or have graduated already.

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Want a breadth of opportunity

We have a huge array of business areas that suit all skill sets and experiences.

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Want support from day one

We work hard to give you support from day one. Helping you put your best foot forward.


Are looking to launch your career

Our Graduate programmes help launch you into a great career whatever path you choose.

Our programmes

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Commercial Banking

Help businesses to grow and thrive – supporting them at every stage of their growth.

Explore Commercial Banking

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Data and Analytics

Gain first-hand experience with huge amounts of data and discover the role that it plays.

Explore Data and Analytics

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Digital Transformation

Develop a unique set of skills to manage change that keeps us ahead of the curve.

Explore Digital Transformation

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Develop a deep understanding of how our bank is run to help us make the right decisions.

Explore Finance

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Financial Crime

Make it easy for our customers to stay safe – don’t let criminals get away with it.

Explore Financial Crime

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Financing Solutions

See through complex deals for some of our largest corporate customers, from origination to execution.

Explore Financing Solutions

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Human Resources

Support, inspire and empower others - help us make a great place to work for everyone.

Explore Human Resources

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Internal Audit

Help our colleagues and customers feel safe in everything they do.

Explore Internal Audit

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NatWest Markets

Support our customers with their financing, risk management and trading needs.

Explore NatWest Markets

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RBS International

Help us support the everyday life of our customers in the Retail, Private and Corporate sectors.

Explore RBS International

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Use your flair for analysis, strategy and consulting to keep our business and customers safe.

Explore Risk

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Software Engineering

Explore the latest banking innovations and help us harness the power of technology.

Explore Software Engineering

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Strategy, Corporate Development and Sustainability

Be at the heart of driving our strategic agenda – to build a purposeful, relationship bank.

Explore Strategy, Corporate Development and Sustainability

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Wealth Businesses

Supporting our wealthiest customers with world-class support, service and advice.

Explore Wealth Businesses

Application process

Step 1: Apply

Get your application off to a great start by reading through our top tips and finding out what we’re looking for.

Find out what we’re looking for CV

Step 2: Work scenario assessments

Once you’ve applied, we’ll invite you to complete some initial assessments. This will help you find out more about working at NatWest as well as helping us understand a bit more about you.

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Step 3: Reasoning skills assessments

Once you’ve completed your work scenarios we’d like to learn a bit more about your reasoning and problem solving skills. These also give you an idea of the sort of work you might be doing with us.

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Step 4: More about you

If you pass the initial assessments, we’d really like to find out more about you. We’ll ask you to record your responses to six questions that tell us why you’re the best person for the job.

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Step 5: Virtual assessment centre

Once you’ve told us a bit more about yourself we’ll invite you to our final virtual assessment stage. This will help us find out how well you’ll fit in working with us.

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Step 6: Offer

If you’re successful at our virtual assessment centre – congratulations, we’ll make you an offer!

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Meet our people

We all bring our own uniqueness to work, and why shouldn’t we. We’re encouraged to do so. Meet our colleagues and find out a little more about the people you could be working with.