Apprenticeship Program

Apprenticeship Program

Do you want a fulfilling career that rewards talent and performance? Are you looking for alternatives to university and a career path into financial services? Then our apprenticeship program is perfect for you. It introduces you to our culture, values and global capabilities, and offers you the opportunity to start your career at UBS.

Our Apprentice Scheme is designed especially for school leavers and is a great opportunity to start your career in financial services and gain a professional qualification while you work.

From Technology and Operations, through to Equities, Wealth Management and Compliance & Operational Risk Control, there’s a fantastic range of opportunities available for you to join us full time.

In addition to the exciting challenges from your day-to-day role, you’ll also receive classroom based training on a variety of technical and behavioral topics to set you up for success in the world of UBS. You’ll also work towards acquiring a professional qualification recognized in your industry of choice.

Application requirements

To be considered for our program, you'll need:

  • B or Level 5 or 6 in Maths and English Language GCSE
  • BCC at A-level (104 UCAS points or equivalent)

UBS celebrated National Apprentice Week with a visit from John Glen MP to visit our London offices and meet with our current apprentices at UBS - to find out more check out our blog here.

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Compliance and Operational Risk Control (C&ORC) is an independent function with oversight of compliance, conduct and operational risks within our firm. We're looking for talented individuals who can work across a number of processes to support the various teams that sit within C&ORC at UBS.

Applications will re-open for the 2020 intake in Autumn

Meet Nicolas, an apprentice in London

Meet Nicholas, an apprentice in London

Nicholas joined us to talk about his internship, what he enjoys about it the most, and his karate skills!

Operations is the backbone of our organization, delivering post-trade services across our Investment Bank, Wealth Management and Asset Management business divisions. Operations seeks individuals to work with us to enhance and simplify our processes, from our trading floor to our systems capabilities.

Applications will re-open for the 2020 intake in Autumn

Joseph an apprentice in London

Meet Joseph, an apprentice in London

Before starting his role, Joseph was anxious that he wouldn't fit due to his age and lack of degree. Was he right to be nervous? Read on to find out!

Technology Services

Within Technology Services you will help maintain the stability of our technology platforms which are critical to enabling our business areas to service our clients across all products and asset classes. You will be responsible for the production operations across our application portfolio supporting all business areas within the firm.

Applications will re-open for the 2020 intake in Autumn

Software Developer

Within the Software Developer team you will help to source, develop, implement, maintain and support world-class technology solutions. You'll develop communication and analytical skills while working in an energetic and highly motivated team.

Applications will re-open for the 2020 intake in Autumn

Find out more about our current Apprentices in Technology!

Meet Tayyabah in London

Meet Tayyabah, an apprentice in London

Read her interview to see why she chose an apprenticeship over going to university.

Our client advisors in Wealth Management are single-minded about delivering excellent service to our clients. Wealth Management is looking for individuals to help us make sure that key administrative and client-related processes are completed in a timely and accurate manner.

Applications will re-open for the 2020 intake in Autumn

Meet Elle in London

Meet Elle, an apprentice in London

Read more to see how she juggles supporting a team of client advisors whilst studying for her investment qualification.


We are one of the world's largest Equities houses and a leading participant in the primary and secondary markets for cash equities, equity financing services and equity derivatives. We have a truly global franchise, with a presence in 40 locations across APAC, EMEA and the Americas.

Our ambition is to deliver exceptional service to our clients, by offering market-leading products, innovative solutions, expert advice, access to liquidity and seamless execution, whilst achieving the highest risk-adjusted returns for our shareholders on a sustainable basis, providing fulfilling opportunities for our employees and adhering to ethical standards consistent with UBS’ values.

Applications will re-open for the 2020 intake in Autumn

Foreign Exchange, Rates and Credit

You'll get the opportunity to work in one of the following teams within the foreign exchange, rates and credit (FRC) division of the investment bank:

Foreign exchange (FX) sales
Interest rate trading
EMEA client office

The client base you would potentially cover includes hedge funds and asset managers to insurance companies and banks as well as pension funds and global family offices and many more across FRC.

Applications will re-open for the 2020 intake in Autumn

Human Resources support the business strategy by helping us achieve sustainable business performance and be globally recognized for developing leaders. HR is made up of central and divisionally aligned teams that touch every aspect of an employee’s experience, from recruitment to retirement.

Applications will re-open for the 2020 intake in Autumn

In our world, activities are diverse. We support the Group CEO and senior management in strategy development, implementation and monitoring via the Corporate Development function. We produce and analyze regulatory, financial and management accounts and reports. We coordinate the financial planning process and help senior management make decisions. We manage tax affairs, control liquidity and funding risks, as well as manage capital to make sure we meet our statutory obligations.

Applications will re-open for the 2020 intake in Autumn