Programme overview

As Aberdeen Asset Management and Standard Life Investments, we demonstrated a proven track record of attracting the very best talent as Interns and Graduates. You can follow in their footsteps.

The opportunity to join us as an Intern or Graduate is one that is unique, challenging and rewarding. We are currently looking for future leaders to join us in Aberdeen, Edinburgh and London across four keys business units; Investments, Technology, Distribution and Operations.

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Investments

Aberdeen Standard Investments embraces an active management approach. Focus is placed on undertaking primary, internal research and consideration of the fundamentals underlying any prospective investment.

This emphasis is supported by close collaboration between different asset classes. As a result, investment professionals make better-informed decisions, leveraging the full spectrum of insight which is available.

  • Equities
  • Multi Asset
  • Fixed Income
  • Wealth
  • Real Estate
  • Quantitative Investments
  • Liquidity
  • Insurance
  • Private Markets
  • Stewardship & ESG

Regardless of the team you join, you’ll get the same depth of experience; working alongside the seasoned fund managers and analysts that come together to be one of the world’s pre‑eminent investment businesses.

The applications window for our Investments Internships has now closed.

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Technology

Investments Technology Solutions has a critical role to play in ensuring services and solutions are seamlessly aligned to ensure every aspect of our business works smoothly and efficiently.

We are constantly seeking to innovate in all aspects of technology – whether that is to help support our own employees on a daily basis – or driving forward new technologies to ensure we deliver a better experience for our customers.

We offer a variety of technology opportunities in the early stages of your career – from hands on Infrastructure Delivery and Support, Strategy & Architecture to new Business Systems and Digital Technology Development.

To find out more about Technology opportunities and to apply, click the link below

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Distribution

Distribution is the face of Aberdeen Standard Investments to our clients. Our role is to understand what investors need and make sure we have the solutions in place to meet those needs. We engage with investors around the world, we help them invest in our products and we look after them throughout their investment journey, including helping them to ensure that they have the right solutions in place.

Constantly changing markets and client needs make for a fast-paced and varied environment for candidates. Our people are dynamic, driven and care deeply about what our clients need.

The applications window for our distribution internships has now closed.

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Operations

The role of Operations in an asset manager is to be at the heart of establishing and maintaining equilibrium in the firm. Through strategic and tactical operations activities, our function powers the investment management process and global distribution. We also play a core role in facilitating the product development process and, in turn, we help to foster innovation. As well as carrying out a variety of activities in house, we work with trusted third parties to ensure we have a truly global, scalable and efficient operating platform.

We have around 800 colleagues globally (predominantly in the UK and with sizeable hubs in Asia Pacific and North America). We ensure exposure to senior leaders to enable you to learn from the very best professionals, all of whom are passionate about your development. We offer placements in a variety of asset management operations teams; all providing quality in depth training, personal development and real-life work experience to kick start your career.

The applications window for our Operations Internships has now closed.

  • Investments

    Aberdeen Standard Investments embraces an active management approach. Focus is placed on undertaking primary, internal research and consideration of the fundamentals underlying any prospective investment.

    This emphasis is supported by close collaboration between different asset classes. As a result, investment professionals make better-informed decisions, leveraging the full spectrum of insight which is available.

    • Equities
    • Multi Asset
    • Fixed Income
    • Wealth
    • Real Estate
    • Quantitative Investments
    • Liquidity
    • Insurance
    • Private Markets
    • Stewardship & ESG

    Regardless of the team you join, you’ll get the same depth of experience; working alongside the seasoned fund managers and analysts that come together to be one of the world’s pre‑eminent investment businesses.

    The applications window for our Investments Internships has now closed.

  • Technology

    Investments Technology Solutions has a critical role to play in ensuring services and solutions are seamlessly aligned to ensure every aspect of our business works smoothly and efficiently.

    We are constantly seeking to innovate in all aspects of technology – whether that is to help support our own employees on a daily basis – or driving forward new technologies to ensure we deliver a better experience for our customers.

    We offer a variety of technology opportunities in the early stages of your career – from hands on Infrastructure Delivery and Support, Strategy & Architecture to new Business Systems and Digital Technology Development.

    To find out more about Technology opportunities and to apply, click the link below

  • Distribution

    Distribution is the face of Aberdeen Standard Investments to our clients. Our role is to understand what investors need and make sure we have the solutions in place to meet those needs. We engage with investors around the world, we help them invest in our products and we look after them throughout their investment journey, including helping them to ensure that they have the right solutions in place.

    Constantly changing markets and client needs make for a fast-paced and varied environment for candidates. Our people are dynamic, driven and care deeply about what our clients need.

    The applications window for our distribution internships has now closed.

  • Operations

    The role of Operations in an asset manager is to be at the heart of establishing and maintaining equilibrium in the firm. Through strategic and tactical operations activities, our function powers the investment management process and global distribution. We also play a core role in facilitating the product development process and, in turn, we help to foster innovation. As well as carrying out a variety of activities in house, we work with trusted third parties to ensure we have a truly global, scalable and efficient operating platform.

    We have around 800 colleagues globally (predominantly in the UK and with sizeable hubs in Asia Pacific and North America). We ensure exposure to senior leaders to enable you to learn from the very best professionals, all of whom are passionate about your development. We offer placements in a variety of asset management operations teams; all providing quality in depth training, personal development and real-life work experience to kick start your career.

    The applications window for our Operations Internships has now closed.

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