Bank of Communications Co., Ltd. Hong Kong Branch

Founded in 1908, Bank of Communications Co., Ltd. (Stock codes: A shares 601328, H shares 03328) is one of the banks with the longest history and was one of the note-issuing banks in China in the past. It is the first nationwide state-owned joint-stock commercial bank in China, with its head office located in Shanghai.

The Bank is one of the major financial services providers in China. The Bank’s business scope comprises commercial banking, securities services, trust services, financial leasing, fund management, insurance, offshore financial services and so on. The Bank’s development strategy is to become “a first class listed comprehensive banking group focusing on international expansion and specialising in wealth management”.

Information Technology Department

Internship Duration: 6-month or 12-month
Internship Period: Anytime within 01/01/2018 – 31/08/2019

Job Duties

  • Conduct research and writing reports on IT latest trends
  • Participate in the operation and administration of the Innovative Lab
  • Participate in FinTech application prototyping
  • Participate in Proof-of-Concept activities and coordinate the evaluation process
  • Formulate innovative proposals to senior management and bank executives
  • Work as project assistant in cross-departmental workflow optimization projects
  • Work with Shanghai headquarter development centres on several projects. Business trip to mainland may be necessary
  • Work with ASTRI and participate in sharing between the bank and ASTRI
  • Receive necessary IT and business trainings
Interns may be involved in projects in the following aspects:
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Big Data
  • BlockChain
  • Mobility


  1. Education Background:
    • PG or UG student
  2. Disciplines Preferred:
    • Computer Science, IT, Engineering, Sciences, or Business
  3. Technical Skills
    • Fast learner with good research skills and interested in new technologies
    • Work proactively and presentable
    • Good team player with strong problem solving, analytical, communication and interpersonal skills
    • Knowledge in Banking & Finance, Mobile App Development, Business Intelligence (BI) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) is an advantage
    • Knowledge in programming languages like Java, Javascript, SQL, Python is an advantage
  4. Language Proficiency
    • Good command of written and spoken English, Cantonese and Mandarin