At A Glance

Grooms young talents to be future leaders in our Bank’s digital journey by developing in-depth banking knowledge, particularly in technology and back-office operation


The Programme

Graduate Associate – Technology & Operations (T&O) is a 2-year programme designed for young talents who have just graduated with a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in any discipline and have less than two years of working experience. With their expertise in market-leading services, technology and product innovations, our Graduate Associates in Technology & Operations enable our continued success, by building scalable infrastructure for the Bank.​

As a Graduate Associate in this programme, you will

  • Undergo rigorous training to build banking and finance, project management and personal development skills to be an effective people manager.
  • Gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of the different functions across the technology and operations businesses through job rotations.
  • Have networking opportunities with senior management who will mentor and guide you on your personal growth.

Applicant & Application Period

We’re looking for aspiring tech-innovators who:

  • Are adaptable, creative, decisive and dedicated 
  • Demonstrate good interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Work well with a diverse group of people 
  • Share DBS PRIDE! Values and have outstanding qualities 

The application window for Graduate Associate – T&O (Hong Kong/Indonesia) has closed.  

The application for 2021 Graduate Associate – T&O Programme (Hong Kong/Indonesia) will commence in Q4 2020.


Application Process

Apply Online

Behavioural & Cognitive Assessments

Panel Interviews with HR and Senior Management

Graduate Associate – T&O Programme (Hong Kong/Indonesia) commences

Commences in third quarter of the year


GA T&O will commence in the third quarter of the year.​

GA T&O will start recruitment in the fourth quarter of the year, for intake in the following year.

At DBS, we hire candidates based on merit to join our talent development programmes. Candidates should have strong communication skills and be adaptable, creative, decisive and dedicated.

We seek candidates who share DBS’s PRIDE! values and have outstanding qualities, such as leadership, resilience, integrity, a digital mindset, strong communication skills and the ability to work with a diverse group of people.

Our training is based on a mix of experience, education and exposure. The intensive curriculum includes banking and financial skills and concepts, business and personal effectiveness modules. DBS also values immersion and field trips. After the initial training, ongoing training and development opportunities will also be provided.

All new hires will go through a structured programme that comprises of Training to build your Banking knowledge and rotations to the specific functional areas. The Programme Manager will work together with you to customise your Individual Development Plan. Key considerations include your individual strengths and career interests, as well as business needs.

All Graduate Associate Programmes are broad-based development programmes designed for high-potential individuals with a passion to build successful and fast-tracked careers in DBS. You will be placed on fast-track progression within the programme period. Opportunities for regional exposure will also be available for outstanding individuals who have performed well, to further enhance their career development.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and the advantages of a dynamic environment that supports your development and recognizes your achievements.

The Graduate Associate Programmes are open to graduates from all disciplines– we place a strong emphasis on your overall potential. At the start of the programmes, we will provide comprehensive training to help you build a good foundation for the banking industry before your rotations to the specific functional areas.

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