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Bank of America Merrill Lynch is the corporate and investment banking division of Bank of America.

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About Bank of America Merril Lynch

Bank of America Merrill Lynch is the marketing name for the Global Banking and Global Markets businesses. The company is a long-established participant in EMEA with a presence since 1922. With offices in over 30 cities across the region, Bank of America Merrill Lynch offers an integrated and comprehensive set of products and services across Global Corporate & Investment Banking, Global Markets, Wealth Management and Consumer Card, serving the needs of individual, corporate, institutional and government clients, combining the best of local knowledge and global expertise.

Your Career

What to expect

Bank of America Merrill Lynch is ideally placed to offer the scope and opportunity that the cream of graduate talent deserves. Full-time and internship programmes are available in the following areas: Capital Markets, Compliance, Corporate Banking, Global Loan Products, Global Markets, Global Transaction Services, Investment Banking, Quantitative Management, Research, Risk and Technology.


An internship is an excellent opportunity to gain an insight into working life at the company and discover which direction you would like to take your career. You'll work alongside full-time employees performing real tasks with the potential for measurable impact on the business. The skill-building and networking opportunities you'll gain with Bank of America can make all the difference after graduation.

Summer Internships

Bank of America Merrill Lynch's Summer Internship programme is the ideal opportunity to gain an introduction into the world of banking. The nine-week programme begins with an induction week covering core skills where you will work alongside full-time employees to gain valuable work experience in finance.

Off-Cycle Internships

Off-Cycle Internships are available throughout the year, varying from 3 to 6 months, depending on the business need. Locations vary, but the majority of opportunities are in London, Frankfurt, Madrid, Moscow and Paris within the Investment Banking and Global Markets divisions.

Industrial Placements

6 and 12-month industrial placements are available within the Technology division. This programme will provide you with a hands-on experience within the business and an opportunity to gain real exposure from day one.

Graduate opportunities

Graduates will gain a breadth of knowledge and experience and be positioned for great career opportunities. You'll learn from the best and brightest minds in the industry, and will participate in a comprehensive training programme that combines instructor-led and web-based classes with on-the-job training and networking. You'll have the opportunity to create a real impact right from the start.


Whether you join one of Bank of America's internship or graduate opportunities, you will be provided with a bespoke training programme to ease your transition and ensure you are equipped with the skills you will need to succeed.

Internship Training

You will begin the Summer Internship with a week-long intensive induction and training programme to set you up with the technical and soft skills you will require for the weeks ahead. Interns in each line of business will have a tailored training timetable and in addition to this the emphasis on training and development will continue throughout the duration of your internship with speaker series events, a buddy and mentor programme and networking opportunities.

Graduate Training

For the majority of graduates, your career with will begin with a formal global training programme. This will afford you multiple opportunities to start building your network of connections around the world, and develop the business, financial and analytical skills required.

When you start with your team, you'll take on responsibility at an early stage. With ongoing development opportunities throughout your time as a graduate, you'll be encouraged to grow your abilities through on-the-job learning and structured training. You will also be supported and rewarded on the basis of your individual performance.

Buddies and mentors are assigned at the outset of the graduate programme and from day one you'll have connections to senior executives. In addition to this, there are further opportunities for development through a huge library of online training tools and instructor-led courses and training.

What does the future hold?

The company prides itself on providing the necessary resources to help everyone reach their full potential

Your success is important to Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Internal resources and access to external expertise support your career growth. You're encouraged to have regular conversations with your managers about career aspirations. Bank of America will partner with you to support success in your current role while building the skills necessary to position you to meet your goals.