Diversity program

Freshman Foundation

Freshman Foundation

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  • Start preparing yourself for your future career
  • Learn about what different parts of a bank do
  • Discover the breadth of career opportunities in financial services

It’s never too early to start exploring your career options – and building a solid foundation for your future. Take the first step by exploring the Barclays Freshman Foundation program. This online educational experience will help you understand everything that financial services firms like Barclays have to offer.


  • Online
    Launches in fall semester 2017. Check back for more info.

Early exposure and skill building

We’re offering talented, ambitious undergraduate freshmen a virtual introduction to the exciting and fast-paced world of financial services. Through this educational website, you’ll get early exposure to the financial services industry, career paths it can offer and the opportunity to build your skills. Plus you'll get on our list to receive information about future events and opportunities.

At Barclays, we believe diverse teams help us make better decisions and deliver the best results for our clients. Freshman Foundation seeks to attract and educate high-achieving, underrepresented candidates, including female, Black, Hispanic/Latino, Native American and LGBTQAI students, as well as veterans and students with disabilities, although everyone is welcome to use it.

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