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Frequently Asked Questions

Will I be considered if I do not have a Business or Finance major?

The programme is open to undergraduates in their penultimate year of study from all disciplines as we put strong emphasis on interns' overall quality and potential. Therefore, it is not necessary to major in Business or Finance in order to qualify for our Management Internship Programme.

What kind of candidates is DBS looking for?

At DBS, we hire candidates based on merit and fit. We look to hire people who can contribute to the bank, and who possess the right skills needed for the role. They have strong communication skills, and are adaptable, creative, decisive and dedicated. They are also team players. These are some of the critical skills we look out for in graduates who apply to join our talent development programmes such as the DBS Management Associate Programme.

Today, Asia is growing at an unprecedented pace and broad trends involving the global economy, technology and the banking industry are changing the landscape that DBS is operating in. Against such a backdrop, DBS is focused on being innovative, and we are looking out for people who have an innovative mindset. Being innovative isn’t just about being tech-savvy or great with social media. People who possess this skill must be able to embrace change, look for ways to improve their work, find smarter answers, and deliver simpler solutions for our customers. They must be able to make an impact.

What type of development will I receive?

You will be provided with on-the-job training, projects, networking opportunities, as well as guidance from your supervisor.

What will be my salary package?

We have a highly competitive total compensation package. You will learn more about the package details during our recruitment process.

How will the Management Internship Programme help to shape my future career?

The Management Internship Programme is a valuable opportunity to gain real job experience and to learn more about the banking industry and our culture. Outstanding interns will be recommended to join the Graduate Programmes.