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Not your average internship


A 4-month bank-wide summer internship programme for brave individuals who dare to be game changers in the banking world. Kindle your entrepreneurship spirit, pitch your ideas and push innovation boundaries in a challenging programme that provides:

  • Cross-collaboration opportunities
  • Mentorship by industry leaders
  • Entrepreneurship tools for agile development
  • Career advancement

A sneak peek into a FRANKpreneur's journey

Ideation Day

This is not your average interview. It is an 8-hour full-day programme that will take place at the OCBC Campus. For the first 4 hours, shortlisted candidates will be split into small groups to work on a problem statement. For the next 4 hours, the groups will present their ideas in front of a panel of HR and Business Managers.

3-day Bootcamp

Learn from senior leaders of OCBC Bank about how the organisation operates and the different business units come together to ideate and execute new solutions. With intensive sponging of knowledge and mashing of ideas, you will challenge yourself to develop a winning solution for the New World Economy. 

Google Day

A specially curated day for FRANKpreneurs to learn about Google's Analytical Tools and not to mention having an awesome lunch at the Google Cafeteria.

Adobe Workshop

Step into the world of user experience design with the Adobe experts! Acquire new skills as you learn to fully utilise Adobe's marketing and creative cloud prowess to create prototypes and refine the desired user experience for your business idea.

Experience Day

Pitch your project ideas to senior management, hone your business acumen and gain invaluable feedback and insights from industry experts.

Grand Showcase

The finale of FRANKpreneurship! Pitch your projects to an audience of OCBC Bank's senior management team and leading industry experts.

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Entrepreneur starter kit

Learn what it takes to be build your own startup

The FRANKpreneurship toolkit comes packed with lean startup principles and frameworks taught by industry leaders, greatly shortening your learning curve and putting you ahead of the pack. You’ll discover what it means to have a startup mentality and pitch your business ideas.



Pick the brains of subject matter experts and understand the ins and outs of the banking world — gain an insider viewpoint to technological trends and in-demand skillsets to succeed in the new world economy. 



FRANKpreneurship keeps you connected and enables you to collaborate with people in creative ways. You will be working with people across different departments to ideate and create solutions that will impact the youths of the future.



Get fast-tracked into the OCBC Young Bankers Graduate Programme, which will help you build a strong foundation in banking to achieve your career goals in the finance industry.

What to expect

Programme timetable

May 2018 (3 full days)

3-day Bootcamp

Get your notebooks ready as you dive head-first into this intense 3-day bootcamp.

Learn how the bank operates and how the different business units come together to ideate and execute new solutions. You’ll be assigned your project teams, your mentors and internship objectives.
May 2018 (10 weeks)

Full-time work attachment

Gain a strong foundation that sets you up for future success.

During your 10-week business attachment, you will get an insider viewpoint to how various bank departments work together to achieve common goals.
June 2018

Experience day!

Pitch your project ideas to senior management and industry leaders, gain invaluable feedback, business acumen and insights to refine your startup ideas.

Learn what works and what doesn’t from these mentors as they guide you toward refining your ideas.
July 2018 (6 weeks)

FRANKpreneurship Projects

The full-time attachment has ended. Get ready to come together as a team once a week to prepare for the Grand Showcase: the final stage to pitch to the judges!

These 6 weeks will challenge you to create financial solutions that will help build the bank of the future. It’s all about generating innovative ideas to engage the community and create something meaningful.
August 2018

Grand Showcase!

D-Day is here: the finale of all FRANKpreneurship Projects. You will pitch your project to an audience of OCBC Bank’s senior management team, participating universities, and other leading industry partners.

Put your best foot forward and stand a chance of being selected for the OCBC Young Bankers Graduate Programme.
Weekly Schedule

How will my 5-day week look like?

Mon to Thurs:
Home department

During the first 10 weeks, for 4 days a week you’ll be attached to a ‘Home’ department in the bank. This is where you’ll gain an in-depth and hands-on experience of real-world work challenges, and apply your knowledge to real projects.


Every Friday:
FRANKpreneurship Projects

Fridays are when your ideas are born. Learn to sprint and innovate like a startup to come up with future banking solutions. Engage with leading industry partners and higher institutions partnering FRANKpreneurship.