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FNB is part of the FirstRand Banking group and is the oldest bank in South Africa, formed in Grahamstown in 1838. As a financial institution, FNB provides personal, private, business, commercial and corporate banking services to millions of customers across South Africa.

FNB is no ordinary bank, we’re also a Telco and Insurer and we never stop asking what next? We hire extraordinary people who are curious, courageous and innovative to work on revolutionary and innovative solutions which help our customers.

As a bank founded by entrepreneurs, we subscribe to an “owner manager” culture. This means that the leaders of our smaller, more agile groups of businesses can be more competitive, flexible and collaborative. We have an entrepreneurial drive to action that is conducive for our people to have space to make a difference, work that is challenging, opportunities to innovate and working conditions that are flexible.

A career at FNB allows you to make a difference – by giving you the freedom to think creatively. It’s a career that lets you shape our organisation, our industry, and even the world.  It is rewarding as it is challenging. Or that is so rewarding because it is challenging. Which means it’s also a career that inspires spectacular growth. By joining FNB, you’re provided with an opportunity to innovate in an environment where you’re empowered to create and implement ground breaking ideas that generate real business benefits.

We hire and develop students to join teams of IT specialists, engineers, finance and accounting gurus, actuaries and statisticians, risk specialists.

Are you an IT/Computer Science or Engineering graduate who thinks deeply about whatever you’re working on to make the impossible come to life?

Do you want to be part of a world of firsts? A collaborative culture, game changing thinking, ground breaking tech and award-winning analytics?*

When it comes to building and delivering end-to-end technology solutions - from architectural design, development and testing to the implementation and management of the systems environment, analysing data and building predictive models, your contribution will have an important effect on business operations, it will inform the culture, efficiency and relationships of our business.

So come and work for a bank that always goes where no other bank has gone before.

Data and Analytics
Are you a Mathematics/Quant or Engineering graduate that inspires hope that every problem has a solution? A self-starter, highly driven who wants to step into a whole new world of firsts?

Data is the life blood of FNB, our unique, collaborative culture is a first. Our game changing thinking is a first. Our ground-breaking technology and analytics, as evidenced by our Global Data Anywhere Award* for innovative optimisation, is a first.

Through quantitative, analytical, mathematical and statistical methods, we are better able to make sense of data, understand business trends, make smart decisions and solve financial and risk problems, credit modelling and pricing.

Process/Operations and Administration
Are you a Mathematics/Quant or Engineering graduate who is inspired to make the impossible come to life?

At FNB, our unique, collaborative culture is a first. Our game changing thinking is a first. As Africa’s Coolest Bank, for the eighth year running, we’re making moves to build new solutions that build a better future. Which is why we need the most switched on minds when it comes to managing, organising, defining, maintaining and enhancing business performance and efficiencies.

FNB Bursary Programme for future leaders
We’ve partnered with only the best bursary service providers to ensure we’re helping deserving students receive the education, mentorship and support they need. So speak to one of our bursary service providers today.

SAICA Thuthuka Bursary Fund
Accounting only
086 107-2422

South African Actuary Development Programme
Actuarial Science only
011 642-2202

Future League week (29 June – 3 July)
FNB Future League gives you, the student who wants more from a career, the opportunity to experience FNB across various disciplines and most importantly, gets you an insider’s glimpse of what it would be like to work at FNB. Here we’ll show you how your specific studies are put into practice.

You need to be in your penultimate or final year of studies to qualify. Closing dates for applications is 5 June 2020

Vacation work
What is vacation work?
Vacation work is an opportunity for students to gain insight into what it’s like working at FNB as well as to add value and get real work experience in environments across the bank that make use of your specific knowledge and skill sets.

When and where does it take place?
Vacation work will take place from 29 June – 10 July. Most of the opportunities will be based in our head office in Johannesburg, but we will also host students in various areas country-wide, depending on the assignments available. Students in their 2nd year, final or penultimate year of studies in faculties such as Science (IT and quantitative degrees such as Statistics or Actuarial studies) and Engineering.

How to apply

Submit your CV and academic results online


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