Barclays is a major financial services provider that operates in over 50 countries and employs over 140,000 people. Our global business has a history that spans 300 years and touches every area of finance and investment including retail banking, corporate and investment banking, wealth and investment management.
140,000 people. Over 50 countries. A long tradition of innovation that remains at the heart of the business today. These are just a few of the things that make us a major global financial services provider. But it's our future ambitions and the actions we're taking to achieve them that truly sets us apart.
We're setting out to shape the future of our business. Driven by strong values and a clear direction, we're focusing on one core purpose: Helping people achieve their ambitions - in the right way. This includes our graduates and interns.
Barclays offers a remarkable breadth of opportunities for students, undergraduates, graduates and postgraduates right across our business. There are openings in Corporate and Investment Banking, Retail and Business Banking and Wealth and Investment Management, as well as a host of crucial business support functions such as Technology, HR and Marketing. Applications are welcome from graduates from all disciplines.
Every programme presents distinct challenges and opportunities. But whichever part of Barclays you join, you'll enjoy immediate responsibility and continued support. Your development will be tailored to your needs, from the intensive initial training through to ongoing professional education and far beyond the programme. And you'll be empowered to think innovatively and seize opportunities to inspire progress.
Graduates are playing their part in change right across Barclays. So as well as a strong academic record and a commercial outlook, you'll need to be ready to help drive the business forward. As you do, you'll take your own career forward too.
My initial application was via the internet, where I filled in an extensive application form, then was invited to undertake internet based assessments. These involved numerical tests, situational judgement tests, and…
The first stage was an application form followed by two online tests, firstly a verbal reasoning test, which if passed lead to a logical reasoning test. The second test was the…