At A Glance


Open to penultimate-year Business students from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and Singapore Management University (SMU)


To develop a talent pool to be job ready upon graduation for the Private Banking industry​


The Programme

The PB Work-Study Programme is a 35-week programme designed to train a future-ready workforce for the Singapore Private Banking industry. It is a structured and applied curriculum based on a “3E” approach – Experience, Education and Exposure, where participants will be equipped with wealth product knowledge, personal effectiveness skillsets and learning materials that will help provide a foundation for the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Level 1 certification. They will also need to complete the CFA Level 2 exam after graduating from the programme.

During the programme, you will undergo rotations and gain applied knowledge in key products and business enabling functions, such as investment product and advisory, wealth planning and risk and governance.


Undergo structured and applied rotations to gain an in-depth understanding of the various facets of Wealth Management


Be equipped with relevant skillsets from a customised learning curriculum


Expand your network as you learn and interact with industry experts


Applicant & Application Period

We’re looking for high potential go-getters who are:

  • In their penultimate-year and undergoing a Bachelor’s degree in Business from NTU or SMU
  • Adaptable, creative, decisive and resilient, with a digital and international mindset
  • Confident of demonstrating excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Application Process

Apply online through your University – Nanyang Business School (NBS CareerFit) and SMU Lee Kong Chian School of Business (LKCSB) page (under Disciplines > Finance > Work-Study Degree)

Complete Cognitive and Behavioural Online Assessments

Undergo a Physical Group Assessment

Successful candidates will commence the Private Bank Applied Wealth Management Work-Study Degree Programme in December 2022


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