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Join us as an Executive Trainee
I get to play a central role in the running of the Hong Kong's investment markets and make a real impact on the way people do business.
I have access to a broad spectrum of investment industry experience and the opportunity to develop expert-level knowledge of Hong Kong investment markets.
I get to play a role in forming and enforcing the rules and regulations that help maintain Hong Kong's position as a world-class investment centre.


Starting your career with a Financial Regulator

Join us to reach a higher level and achieve greater things in your professional life

The SFC Executive Trainee Programme provides challenging career opportunities to bright, young and driven individuals who possess public service motivation and have the passion to build a long-term career with the SFC.

Our trainees are fully immersed in a custom-designed two-year talent development programme, supported by comprehensive and customized training, work with some of the most experienced and talented experts in the industry, and experience an inclusive culture that maximize your potential. 




Our Programme - Unlock Your Potential

What you'll learn


Relationship-based Learning

Working closely with SFC colleagues will form a central part of every trainee’s development process throughout the Programme. This will take in coaching, multi-source feedback, opportunities to interact with members of Senior Management and a range of valuable mentoring & joining staff activities committees opportunities. 


Experience-based Learning

Trainees will take on two twelve-month functional attachments in different divisions. Trainees will also benefit from participation in various intra and cross-divisional projects or activities. 


Education-based Learning

The Programme places an important emphasis on the value of direct education, with a curriculum structure spanning the entire two years. This will come in the form of in-house seminars, management training, high-value training, overseas training camp, and e-learning modules. 




Who We Look For



  • Bachelor’s degree or above majoring in Law / Accounting / Finance/ Economics / Data Analytics / Quantitative Finance / Financial Technology is a plus or any other disciplines

  • Demonstrated excellent academic results. A 2:1 degree (UK), or 3.5 GPA (Hong Kong or US) or equivalent is desirable




  •  Fresh graduate or recent graduate  with less than 3 years of work experience in related disciplines (Banking & Finance, Law, Audit, Fintech / RegTech)
  • Activities demonstrating leadership / organization skills



  • Excellent command of written and spoken Chinese & English  (a minimum of 7 out of 9 in the IELTS exam)

  • Proficiency in Putonghua is highly preferred



Other Qualities / Criteria

Professional & Courageous

  • Possess public service orientation with a strong sense of responsibility and integrity


  • Collaborative with clear & open communication / work-life effectiveness


  • Adaptive & Dynamic; continuously improve



Join Our Elite Team

2024 SFC Executive Trainee Programme will be opened for recruitment from 17 November 2023 to 26 January 2024. Please click here to submit your application online.




Last update: 29 Jan 2024

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