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2024 APAC Long Internship (Jun - Dec) – Human Resources, Diversity Equity & Inclusion - Hong Kong

Last update 09.04.2024

In Asia Pacific, BNP Paribas is one of the best-positioned international financial institutions with an uninterrupted presence since 1860. Currently with over 18,000 employees* and a presence in 13 markets, BNP Paribas provides corporates, institutional and private investors with product and service solutions tailored to their specific needs. It offers a wide range of financial services covering corporate & institutional banking, wealth management, asset management, insurance, as well as retail banking and consumer financing through strategic partnerships. 
Worldwide, BNP Paribas has a presence in 68 markets with more than 193,000 employees. It has key positions in its three main activities: Domestic Markets and International Financial Services (whose retail-banking networks and financial services are covered by Retail Banking & Services) and Corporate & Institutional Banking, which serves two client franchises: corporate clients and institutional investors. Asia Pacific is a key strategic region for BNP Paribas and it continues to develop its franchise in the region.  

* excluding partnerships

BNP Paribas offers you an exciting career in an international business environment that is fast-paced, diverse and focuses on creating high-value relationships with our clients. We offer competitive salary and benefits, as well as a working environment where you’re valued as part of the team.

Please note that this is an internship that may require you to defer from university studies for the period of the assignment. Start date is early June 2024.

Position Purpose

The HR DEI intern is responsible for supporting the development and execution of initiatives to promote employee engagement and diversity and fostering a culture of inclusion and equity in the workplace.


Diversity Equity and Inclusion

  • Support in the development and implementation of a strategic DEI roadmap for APAC which is aligned with the challenges of the local markets and global DEI strategy in order to drive employee engagement, equity and inclusion;
  • Collaborate with L&D, Territory HR teams, Regional HR business partners and Brand & Communications to deliver the regional DEI programs;
  • Analyze key metrics – both quantitative and qualitative to assess effectiveness of the DEI initiatives and communicate progress towards the regional goals;
  • Keep abreast of the latest research on DEI, market best practices, trends in order to continually benchmark against internal initiatives;
  • Work closely with existing ERGs and partner with internal stakeholders to create new ERGs aligned to the DEI philosophy of the Bank;
  • Identify, build, and sustain DEI partnerships to support corporate diversity and inclusion projects/plans/initiatives and business strategies.

HR Business Partner Support

  • Support in the identification and execution of the people priorities for 2024;
  • Use a data driven approach to arrive at insights and identify areas of focus;
  • Support Succession Planning for key roles;
  • Work on initiatives to increase retention and promote employee engagement across specific business areas.

Technical and Behavioural Competencies

  • Analytical mindset
  • Curiosity and drive to learn
  • Ability to influence beyond authority
  • Project Management and ability to multi-task
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
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Why should I apply?

Basically, why would you want to join BNP Paribas over any other company?


  • What if we told you that working in our Group isn’t quite what you might think? At BNP Paribas, we do a multitude of different jobs that are constantly evolving to meet the expectations of our clients and society as a whole. Whether through everyday tasks or major projects, doing one of our jobs means making a personal commitment to taking sustainable action.

  • Feeling good about your job means bringing your whole self to work and being who you are. It’s also about having the resources you need to achieve a healthy work-life balance. Both of these are major commitments at BNP Paribas.

  • At BNP Paribas, developing your skills is as important to us as it is to you. And the skills you learn with us will help you through the rest of your working life.

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