Internship Programme


CITIC CLSA’s two months’ internship programme introduces successful candidates to international finance. We provide a comprehensive introduction to all front office and corporate functions with on the job experience in an area of the business most aligned with your career goals.

Our diversified business lines offer candidates the opportunity to work in Asset Management, Alternative Investments, Corporate Finance & Capital Markets, Equity Derivatives & Prime Brokerage, FICC, Fund Services, Institutional Equities (Research, Sales & Trading), Private Equity, Treasury and Wealth Management. If your studies are more aligned with corporate functions such as Audit, Communications, Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Legal & Compliance, Operations, Risk & Tax, you are also encouraged to apply.

Throughout the internship programme, you will connect with CITIC CLSA’s highly experienced professionals from across the organisation while gaining on the job experience and working on real-life projects that drive the business forward.


CITIC CLSA is seeking curious, passionate, intelligent, young graduates keen to learn in our fast paced, ever changing, culturally diverse to join us. You will have the resilience and the determination to succeed and make an impact, knowing that your internship may potentially lead to employment at CITIC CLSA. Naturally, your excellent communications and organisation skills are a pre-requisite.

Andrew joined CLSA’s Internship Programme as a Research intern covering the Consumer sector. Read what Andrew thinks are the essential skills needed to be a successful Research intern.


Gigi joined CLSA as an intern through the 2022 CLSA Internship Programme. She shares insights into her internship role, and how she brushed up against a CLSA plush tiger!


Kenji joined CLSA as an Equity Derivatives intern through the 2022 CLSA Internship Programme. Check out how his typical day looks like as an intern at CLSA.


John joined CLSA as an HR Business Partners intern through the 2022 CLSA Internship Programme. Check out how John discovered his passion for HR!


Krystal joined CLSA’s Internship Programme in her final year majoring in Marketing and Information Systems. Find out how Krystal has created career options and why she ultimately chose to work in IT.


Yunzheng joined CLSA’s Internship Programme as an MBA candidate. Find out how he steered his career path towards the Financial Services industry from a chemistry major.



The CITIC CLSA internship programme runs over from June to Aug every years.

Training: The programme begins with a one-day induction for all interns. Throughout the two months, interns will then have access to a variety of CITIC CLSA senior management via our speaker events, skills training and mentorship. HR will organise a series of classroom-based training to ensure interns build their industry knowledge, develop technical skills, and enhance personal effectiveness and team-work activities.

On-the-job experience: Interns will be fully immersed in the daily activities of their allocated department. They will receive support and supervision from our professionals throughout the programme.

Read about various areas of front office, corporate functions that you may be interested in.

Requirements: You must be available for the full two months of the programme.


On completion of the CITIC CLSA internship programme, interns who have excelled in their designated area and demonstrated a passion for their work will be assessed and considered for full-time employment opportunities with CITIC CLSA.

2024 Internship Programme