Graduate Programme 2024

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On joining Central Bank of Ireland, your career and development will be our priority, and we will provide the environment and opportunities for you to:

  • Make a real difference and deliver output that matters
  • Benefit from a panoramic view of the financial system
  • Achieve your personal and professional goals.

Our three-year Graduate Programme will allow you to experience the diverse and unique work we’re involved in. You’ll be able to make a difference by:

  • Contributing to the development of policies, procedures and frameworks – such as how we regulate firms or how we run our organisation
  • Leveraging  your curiosity  to identify and drive continuous improvement
  • Providing solutions – underpinned by research and analysis – to complex problems that are unique to working at the Central Bank
  • Undertaking tailored training while developing and enhancing your technical and soft skills across a range of areas such as stakeholder engagement, risk management and business strategy.

During the programme, you’ll undertake a number of rotations. This will accelerate your development and allow you to improve your technical and interpersonal skills through meaningful and challenging work.

"Data is the driving force behind all of the work that Central Bank of Ireland does" – Béibhinn Whelan

At the Central Bank, attitude is every bit as important as ability. You will have every opportunity to develop if you are a team player, have passion for what you do and have a desire to continuously improve. If you love to learn and really want to make a difference, you’ll feel at home from day one. If you have these skills and attributes, we want to hear from you:

  • You are driven, motivated and a self-starter
  • You are curious, adaptable, and open to opportunities
  • You know how to collaborate and make a positive impact in a team
  • You are an independent thinker – prepared to challenge assumptions and bring new perspectives
  • You have achieved – or are on target for – a  2.1 or above in any degree discipline.

Graduate Opportunities

When you apply for the programme, you can choose a specific stream to specialise in:

Graduate Day-in-the-Life

Hear from our current graduates about their experiences of our Graduate Programme.

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Graduate Benefits

Graduate Programme Benefits 

Find out more about the benefits of working at Central Bank of Ireland.

Graduate Life

Graduate Programme – How to Apply 

Are you ready to make a difference in your career? Do you want to be involved in interesting, challenging work at the heart of Ireland’s financial sector? Do you want to reach and exceed your career goals? Then we want to hear from you!

Applications for the graduate programme are now closed

Roles on the programme commence in October 2024.

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Equal opportunities

We are an equal opportunities employer and we encourage applications from a diverse mix of candidates. If we can make any reasonable accommodations for you in the recruitment process in order to give you the opportunity to perform to your best ability, please let us know. Any information that you provide will be used only for the purposes of providing relevant support and will have no bearing on how your application will be viewed. 

Meet us at your University/College

We're attending the following career fairs so, if you're keen to understand more about our programme and how you can make a difference in your career, come and talk to us at:

  • Trinity College Postgraduate Talent Fair – 20 September 2023
  • University of Galway – 26 September 2023
  • Trinity College (Business, Finance & Consultancy) – 26 September 2023
  • Gradireland – 27 September 2023
  • University of Limerick – 28 September 2023
  • University College Dublin (Business, Finance & Management) – 3 October 2023
  • Technological University Dublin (Business, IT, Law) – 3 October 2023
  • Queens University Belfast – 4 October 2023
  • University College Cork – 5 October 2023
  • Trinity College (Computing/Technology) – 5 October 2023
  • Dublin City University (Accounting, Finance, Law, Business) – 5 October

Contact Us

If you have any questions about our Graduate Programme 2024, please contact: Aobh Kavanagh, Tel: +353012245046