At A Glance


  • Fresh graduates with a recognised Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline, or degree holders with less than 2 years of full-time work experience​​​
  • Good track record in co-curricular activities, especially if you’ve held leadership positions

What awaits you​​

  • An accelerated two-year programme that gives you a head start in your career
  • Experience three job rotations that give you a holistic view of banking operations
  • A supportive environment that empowers you to be at your best at work and in life
  • Innovate and create impact to shape the future of banking with us!

Realise Your Potential

Gain diverse experiences in different job functions during your rotations. Discover your passion & capabilities, and be empowered to make a difference.

Redefine Banking Operations

At DBS, we are more like a startup, less like a bank. With a strong culture of innovation, join us on the journey to shape the future of banking.

Supercharge Your Growth

With a focus on on-job-training and exposure to different projects, build a strong foundation that supports your career advancement.

Empowered to Be Your Best

DBS, we want our employees to live fulfilled both at work and in life. This is why we have a holistic suite of benefits designed to support you through life's changing circumstances.


The Programme

At DBS, we pride ourselves on being a bank that is technology, customer and sustainability-focused.

As an Operations Graduate Associate, you will be at the centre of DBS’ transformation journey as we continue to define what it means to be a different kind of bank.

The Singapore Graduate Associate Programme, Operations offers you the opportunity to explore different functions, and gain an all-rounded experience in Banking Operations. Broaden your horizons and sharpen your innovative edge during your three rotations, as you partner with our business and technology teams to create banking that’s fast and effortless.

The Operations team primarily supports four Business Functions:

1. Chief Operating Office (COO)
We develop Operations strategy in the areas of digital transformation, people engagement, communication, real estate management, procurement, operations risk and business continuity for the bank.

2. Consumer Banking Group Operations (CBGO)
We partner the Consumer Banking Group and Wealth Management to deliver a differentiated experience and engagement for our retail customers.

3. Institutional Banking Group Operations (IBGO)
Working in tandem with the Institutional Banking Group, we deliver comprehensive bespoke services to corporates, financial institutions, investment managers, small to medium-sized enterprises, and private bank clients.

4. Treasury & Market Operations (TMO)
We partner Singapore and Regional Treasury & Markets businesses to provide post-trade processing services that allow DBS to be a leader in the Financial Markets business.


Application Process

Thinking about it? Learn more about the application process below.
Do take note of the timeline and more details will be shared with shortlisted candidates.

Online Assessment

By 19 Feb 2024

Apply online via our AI recruiter (JIM) from 26 Dec 2023 – 19 Feb 2024

Eligible candidates will be invited to the Experiential Assessment

Experiential Assessment (EA)

On 4 Mar 2024

Shortlisted candidates will be required to attend an EA in person.

All candidates will be informed of the outcome of the EA on the same day.

Panel Interview

On 5 Mar 2024

Successful candidates from the previous round will be invited back on the next day for a panel interview with the HR and Senior Management teams.

Welcome to the programme

1 Jul 2024*

Start your career with DBS as part of the 2024 cohort on 1 Jul 2024


*Kindly be aware that the following date is subject to change and should be considered as tentative. If you are shortlisted, you will receive notification of the confirmed date.


Application has closed for 2024 intake. The application window for 2025 intake will open in 2024 Q4.

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