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What are the requirements to be considered for campus opportunities?

Each program has individual requirements. However, to be considered for any program, you must be currently enrolled in a college/university or advanced degree program. If you are not currently enrolled, you can visit for current experienced hire opportunities.

When do internships take place?

Summer internships usually run for 10 weeks between June and August for most locations within Asia Pacific.

Can I defer an offer?

No, Bank of America Merrill Lynch does not offer you the chance to defer.

Do I need coding skills to join your Global Technology team?

Not necessarily. We also welcome students from other majors to join our infrastructure and cybersecurity teams

If I applied last year, can I apply again this year?

Yes, you may submit two applications per year in APAC. If you are declined for the summer program, you can reapply for the Full-time program the following year.

When will I hear from the bank following submission of my application?

We receive a very high volume of applications and endeavor to contact candidates as soon as possible once a decision has been made. You may receive a notification by email or one of our recruiters will contact you to update you on your application. At any point during the process you can log into your account and view the status of your application. Please be aware that email notifications sent from our application system may sometimes go straight to spam folders.

Will I be considered if I don’t currently have work authorization for the country I would like to work in?

All candidates will be considered for summer internships and/or full-time positions however, the bank reserves its right to discontinue, change or modify its procedures and practices with regard to visa sponsorship as its business needs and, as applicable laws dictate per location. Currently, for opportunities in Hong Kong and Singapore, the bank will assist in work sponsorship. For more details or to enquire with regards to a specific country please contact [email protected]


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