Summer Analyst Program (SAP)

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Take Your Internship to the Next Level

The Summer Analyst Program (SAP) is a robust, challenging summer internship program that provides high-potential students an opportunity to gain exposure to BNY Mellon and the financial services industry through valuable, strategic projects that align to critical business needs for early career and entry-level talent.


Program Highlights

During the program, which runs nine weeks in EMEA and 10 weeks in the U.S. and APAC, Summer Analysts in all regions and across different lines of business will participate in dynamic programming consisting of:

  • A senior speaker series
  • In-person and virtual technical, financial and professional learning & development
  • Formal and informal networking events
  • Mentoring activities with assigned senior and peer mentors
  • A strategic business challenge
  • End of Summer presentations to respective business stakeholders

Please apply to the 2021 Summer Analyst Program through each business area’s link below.

Please note: All technology SAP candidates must also obtain a passing score on BNY Mellon’s Hacker Rank coding challenge.

Eligibility and Qualifications

  • Enrollment in a four year undergraduate (U.S.) or full-time undergraduate (UK) degree program with a strong focus on business-related and/or technology-related majors;
  • Rising senior (U.S.) or penultimate year students (UK) during summer 2021;
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.2 or better (U.S.) or 2:1 (UK);
  • Well-rounded and balanced background including demonstrated leadership abilities;
  • Strong written and oral communication skills;
  • Not require sponsorship for employment visa status (now or in the future) in the region where they apply.

Did You Know?

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63% of our 2019 summer analyst class converted to full-time opportunities within BNY Mellon.*

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In 2020, we hired the top 1% of candidates from a pool of approximately 13,000 applicants.

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55% of our global summer analyst’s represent a diverse hire, yielding BNY Mellon’s most diverse internship cohort to date.

*As compared to 50% industry standard rate set by NACE (National Association of Colleges and Employers).

Business Areas


Find your spot among one of the different business areas where analysts will work.

  • Alcentra

    Alcentra is a specialist asset management firm focused on sub-investment grade corporate credit that covers the spectrum of investment possibilities – from Secured Loans and High-Yield Bonds to Direct Lending & Mezzanine, Special Situations, Structured Credit and Multi-Strategy.

    We work with institutional investors around the world to help them make the most of the market opportunities across the complete spectrum of sub-investment grade debt, to match their priorities in terms of risk and return. Our objective is to deliver strong, risk-adjusted returns that are less correlated, through a complementary suite of traditional and alternative credit strategies. Our investment strategy and approach to credit selection are based on intensive fundamental research and credit analysis, combined with active portfolio management to minimize credit losses.



    U.S. Applicants: Apply Now
  • Asset Servicing

    As a premier provider of asset servicing solutions, BNY Mellon provides you with operational solutions that enable you to keep pace with market changes. We have a full range of services, global market reach and distinct expertise to help institutional investors achieve their goals.



    U.S. Applicants: Apply Now
  • Audit

    Internal Audit is an independent function within The Bank of New York Mellon chartered to assess the adequacy and effectiveness of the internal control environment. The objectives of internal auditing are to assist members of the organization in the effective discharge of their responsibilities by furnishing them with analyses, appraisals, recommendations, counsel, and information concerning the activities reviewed and by promoting effective control at reasonable cost.



    U.S. Applicants: Apply Now
  • Clearance & Collateral Management

    Clearance & Collateral Management is a pioneer and industry leader in providing collateral solutions for dealers and investors around the globe. We offer clients outstanding potential to generate additional value from their global collateral inventory.



    U.S. Applicants: Apply Now
  • Client & Strategy

    Our client & strategy teams lead coverage of our most important relationships, develop and execute our enterprise priorities and incubate cross-business solutions. These teams ensure we are delivering the full force of the firm to maximize results for our clients, shareholders, colleagues and other stakeholders. As a member of the summer analyst program, you will gain a panoramic view of BNY Mellon and the financial services industry, while having the opportunity to engage with our largest clients and contribute to some of the highest-impact and priority initiatives for the firm. Summer analysts who are hired have the opportunity to convert in to the Client & Strategy Leadership Program.



    U.S. Applicants: Apply Now
  • Controllers

    The Corporate Financial Accounting and Reporting Group provides corporate wide services regarding financial accounting, regulatory and shareholder reporting, risk-based capital, policies and procedures, and general ledger account reconcilement monitoring. 



    U.S. Applicants: Apply Now
  • Data and Analytics Solutions

    BNY Mellon Data and Analytics Solutions is a public- and private-cloud-based software and content offering that builds client-centric data, technology, and content capabilities. Operating with the skill and agility of a FinTech, Data and Analytics Solutions combines the expertise and resources of the Eagle product suite, Intermediary Analytics, and other BNY Mellon technology and data assets. Moreover, the division further extends BNY Mellon’s Asset Servicing capabilities in securities and cash into the world’s most important asset class, data.

    Data and Analytics Solutions helps firms to analyze their data from different vantage points and transform it into actions that can achieve higher alpha and cheaper beta, with lower costs and less risk. Offering an ecosystem of proprietary and third-party business applications, Data and Analytics Solutions helps firms manage their core investment processes and beyond.



    U.S. Applicants: Apply Now
  • Depositary Receipts

    Depositary Receipts specialists lead the solutions necessary for global borderless investing. Our partnership, scope and dedication connect global issuers to capital market opportunities that enhance valuation and liquidity.



    U.S. Applicants: Apply Now
  • Digital

    Launched in 2018, the Digital Office works across all BNY Mellon lines of business to address client priorities and regulatory concerns. As a result, candidates who join will work with a truly cross-functional team to re-imagine challenging business problems and build new solutions.



    U.S. Applicants: Apply Now
  • EMEA Distribution

    Investment Management EMEA Distribution is the overarching sales function that sits above the BNY Mellon Investment Management boutiques and markets their funds to a range of institutional clients and intermediary clients. Some of our clients include pension funds, consultants, wealth managers, platform providers, and independent financial advisors. The distribution function comprises a number of activities beyond sales, these include teams for marketing, product development, client servicing, performance analytics, and legal & compliance. 

  • Finance

    BNY Mellon’s Finance Group encompasses all aspects of financial support for the company including the vital functions of Accounting, Financial Reporting, FM&A, Financial Systems, Corporate Treasury, Tax Planning, Procurement, General Services, Real Estate and Investor Relations. 



    U.S. Applicants: Apply Now
  • Human Resources

    The HR organization is focused on improving how we work by making smart investments in our people, continuous improvements in our processes, technology-driven innovation in our platforms, and providing top of the line experiences to our people. We are divided into various teams that work together to acquire, develop, reward and retain top talent while delivering a more consistent, high quality experience to our stakeholders.

    Together, we support a wide range of tactical and strategic work and deliver a more consistent, high quality experience. HR Summer Analysts may have opportunities available across our Business Partner Groups or within our Centers of Expertise (COEs), based on need.



    U.S. Applicants: Apply Now
  • Investment Management- North America Distribution

    Investment Management - North America Distribution enables U.S. retail investors to access over 140 mutual funds from BNY Mellon’s 8 globally diversified investment boutiques, with investment solutions spanning global, international and domestic equity, fixed income, alternatives, retirement and cash management strategies. Investment Management - North America Distribution also BNY Mellon Cash Investment Strategies, one of the industry's leading institutional managers of money market strategies.



    U.S. Applicants: Apply Now
  • Markets

    We help clients solve their trading, financing and liquidity needs. We offer innovative solutions and services, market insight, industry expertise and scalable technology to help clients manage their risk, capital, financing and liquidity needs. BNY Mellon Markets teams are located across three continents, delivering services such as foreign exchange execution, securities finance, equity and fixed income investment solutions, liquidity services, equity and debt underwriting, public finance and prime brokerage services.



    U.S. Applicants: Apply Now
  • Mellon

    Formed in 2018 when three of BNY Mellon’s largest U.S. investment managers—Mellon Capital, Standish, and The Boston Company—combined. This created an asset manager with the combined scale and investment capabilities to offer institutional and intermediary clients a broad range of specialist investment solutions.



    U.S. Applicants: Apply Now
  • Operations

    Operations provides critical services to clients that support BNY Mellon’s role as the investments company for the world. We are transforming the way we do business by applying advanced technologies such as robotics and data analytics to reduce manual inputs, increase efficiencies and improve the client experience.



    U.S. Applicants: Apply Now
  • Pershing

    Helping our clients manage their business more efficiently and serve their clients more effectively so that they can create extraordinary experiences interested. As a business-to-business provider, Pershing provides global financial solutions to advisors, broker-dealers, family offices, hedge and '40 Act fund managers, registered investment advisor firms and wealth managers.

  • Risk and Compliance

    Risk and Compliance provide risk and compliance services across all BNY Mellon businesses. Risk Management oversees and delivers risk services and ensures new business risks are reviewed and approved. Risk Management is organized through Chief Risk Offices for each core business and critical operation. Risk managers provide shared support to BNY Mellon for operational risk services for Global Corporate Trust, Depositary Receipts, Treasury Services and Global Operations in EMEA. Compliance helps ensure BNY Mellon's businesses maintain appropriate processes to comply with applicable laws, regulations, BNY Mellon policies and ethics. This is accomplished through business- and business partner-specific teams of professionals, under centralized global management.



    U.S. Applicants: Apply Now
  • Technology

    Technology provides our business partners with client-focused, technology-based solutions, enhancing their ability to be successful through world-class software and leading-edge infrastructure.

  • Treasury Services

    Through our customizable solutions, innovative technology and industry expertise, we are committed to delivering high-quality cash management, payment and trade solutions for your corporate and institutional global treasury needs.



    U.S. Applicants: Apply Now
  • Wealth Management

    Through our customizable solutions, innovative technology and industry expertise, we are committed to delivering high-quality cash management, payment and trade solutions for your corporate and institutional global treasury needs.



    U.S. Applicants: Apply Now

Opportunities at BNY Mellon

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Opening the Doors to Opportunity

Upon successful completion of the program, as well as overall performance and business need, there are potential full-time employment opportunities that our summer analysts may apply for, including the Client & Strategy Leadership Program (CSLP), Emerging Leaders Program (ELP), Operations Campus Analyst Program (OCAP), Software Engineering and Technology University Program (SETUP), and full-time direct hire roles.


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