Diversity program

Sophomore Springboard

Sophomore Springboard

Application Information


  • Take part in business and skill building workshops
  • Receive the support of a mentor who will help prepare you for internship interviews junior year
  • Program takes place April 12-13, 2017 for women and April 20-21, 2017 for ethnically diverse candidates

As a sophomore, now is the time to bring focus to your career path and develop the essential skills that will help you succeed after you graduate. Use the Sophomore Springboard program to prepare for a future financial services career.


  • New York
    We are no longer accepting applications for the 2017 program.

Career preparation and skills development

We’re offering talented, motivated undergraduate sophomores an opportunity to visit our New York office and explore career opportunities in the following areas:

  • Banking
  • Compliance
  • Equity Research
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Public Finance
  • Sales and Trading
  • Technology

During the program, you will take part in business workshops, as well as specialized soft skill training and interview preparation. There will be plenty of opportunities to network with Barclays employees and your fellow program participants.

Following your experience, you’ll be paired up with a mentor who will help you build your Barclays network and gear up for internship interviews in the fall of your junior year.

As one of our diversity programs, Sophomore Springboard is designed to attract and educate high-achieving, underrepresented candidates, including female, Black, Hispanic/Latino and Native American students.