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About KeyBank

Where is Key located?

We offer career opportunities in our 1,100+ branches and regional offices in 15 states. Please visit Get to Know Key to view a map of our footprint.

What do you look for in a candidate?

At Key we look for smart, driven, passionate leaders who can work well both on a team and independently. We look for candidates who demonstrate intellectual curiosity and an interest in problem-solving, and who are results-driven and eager to learn. In addition, there are a minimum set of qualifications which are specific to each role.

I’ve never worked in banking. Should I still apply?

Lack of financial services experience is not a barrier for many of our roles. We have a variety of positions that require a range of experiences. We value diverse perspectives.

What is the Talent Network?

Key's Talent Network is a group of individuals who have elected to receive relevant job alerts via email as they are posted. It is the easiest way to stay up to speed on the latest opportunities in your area of expertise. Just fill out the form and start receiving alerts.

How do I stop receiving Talent Network alerts?

You can cancel any time by clicking "Unsubscribe" at the bottom of one of the emails.

Does Key offer relocation?

Relocation assistance may be available, depending on the unique circumstances of the role and the department.

Does Key offer work-from-home or remote work opportunities?

Key offers a variety of work arrangements based on the needs of the position. Some positions are conducive to fully remote work, while many others require part- or full-time presence in the office.

Application/Interview Process

I’m already a Key team member; where do I apply?

Current Key employees can apply through the internal site via HR Online.

Can I apply for more than one job?

Yes! We encourage you to explore our career areas and apply to positions for which you are most qualified.

How do I request reasonable accommodations to complete my application?

Qualified individuals with disabilities or disabled veterans who are unable or limited in their ability to apply on this site may request reasonable accommodations by emailing HR_Compliance@keybank.com.

Do I have to submit a resumé to apply?

You don’t have to submit a resumé, but you are encouraged to do so for your benefit. Uploading a resumé makes the application process easier because our application system parses the information so you don’t have to fill it out manually on the application. Also, a resumé can help our recruiters get a better understanding of your experience and qualifications.

Can I just submit a resumé, or do I have to apply?

To be considered an official applicant at Key, you do need to complete our online employment application. We have designed our application to be as simple and user-friendly as possible. It shouldn’t take more than 15 minutes to complete.

I’m having trouble accessing the Virtual Job Tryout (VJT). What do I do?
  1. Please access the VJT via desktop or laptop
  2. We recommend you use the latest version of Chrome or Internet Explorer as your web browser
  3. If you continue to have technical issues, please call the support phone number provided in the VJT (Virtual Job Tryout) email notification you received after submitting your application
  4. If you are unable or limited in your ability to complete the VJT due to a disability, you may request reasonable accommodations by emailing HR_Compliance@keybank.com
What does the interview process entail?

The interview process will vary by role. Typically, the interview process will be a series of interviews, which could be conducted by phone, video conferencing or in person. Final interviews are typically conducted on-site at one of our Key office locations. Interviewers range from the hiring manager to recruiter or line of business representative.

Application Technical Issues

How do I reset my password?

If you forgot your password, click the "Forgot your password?" link and enter either the email address you registered with or your username. A password recovery email will then be sent to that address. If you did not enter a contact email address for your profile, you can answer the security question you selected and reset your password in that screen.

Military/Veteran

I am a veteran with management and leadership experience, but no industry experience. How do I compete?

We strive to match veterans with positions that utilize the exceptional management and leadership experience gained through military service.

As a recently discharged service member, I don’t have a college degree. Will KeyBank consider me for a position?

Position requirements vary widely, but not all our roles require a college degree.

Students and Graduates

How do I apply for internships and analyst positions?

The best way to apply to opportunities at KeyBank is to search job openings at key.com/careers. You can apply to as many positions as you are interested in.

Is there a deadline for applying to campus positions?

There is no strict deadline; however, it is strongly recommended that you apply by October for fall campus recruiting.

What do you look for in a candidate?

At Key we look for smart, driven, passionate leaders who can work well both on a team and independently. We look for candidates who demonstrate intellectual curiosity and an interest in problem-solving, and who are results-driven and eager to learn. In addition, there are a minimum set of qualifications which are specific to each role.

After applying, what’s the next step?

A Key recruiter will review your resumé to see if you are qualified based on your education, experience, skills and interests. If your profile fulfills the requirements for the specific role, you may receive an email from the recruiter following up with next steps in the application process.

Do your interns get paid?

Key does engage in unpaid internships on a case-by-case basis, but many of our internship positions are paid.

What does the interview process entail?

The interview process will vary by role. Typically, the interview process will be a series of interviews, which could be conducted by phone, video conferencing or in person. Final interviews are typically conducted on-site at one of our Key office locations. Interviewers range from the hiring manager to recruiter or line of business representative.

I’ve been invited to a super interview day; what is that?

A super interview day is typically considered a final-round interview for students going through campus recruiting with KeyBank. This is an opportunity for final-round candidates to meet with leaders, program managers and recruiters. Many super interview days consist of multiple rounds of interviewing, but some might also include a case study, a technical interview or a group activity as part of the day. There will likely be multiple candidates interviewing at the same time, and some campus programs might host a dinner or networking event the night before as well. Your recruiter will notify you if you are selected to attend a super interview day. Please ask your recruiter for more details about what the day will entail.

How can I prepare for an interview?

To prepare for an upcoming interview, you should spend time researching the company and the role you are pursuing. You should ensure you understand the business need for the role and be able to convey your interest. Be prepared to discuss your background as directed by your resumé. Additionally, reach out to professionals you have met at KeyBank to ask questions about the role and the expectations of a summer intern.

When do you begin recruiting interns?

We begin intern recruiting in mid- to late August and are on campus through the fall. From there, interviews are typically held toward the end of September through early December. The length of time can vary based on the line of business.

Do you only recruit from certain schools?

No, we accept resumés from all campuses, but we have a strong campus footprint at select universities. If Key does not attend your school's career fair, we still recruit on your campus and invite you to apply to our internship programs. If you are wondering if Key actively visits your school, please reach out to your career center on campus.

How long is a Key internship? Where are the internships located?

Key summer internships are 10-12 weeks (depending on the program), beginning in June and ending in August. Most of our internships are located at our headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio. A smaller percentage of internships are in our satellite offices and branches in New York, San Francisco, Seattle, Portland, Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, Kansas City, etc. The location of the internship is dependent on the line of business representation in the office.

Does Key offer internship housing or relocation?

No, Key does not provide housing for interns. However, we can recommend locations for interns to rent. We do provide relocation assistance for full-time analysts. This will vary by role and location. Please ask the recruiter for additional details.

Does Key provide employment visa sponsorship (e.g., H-1B visa)?

Key does not sponsor employment visas for internship positions.

Am I able to get course credit for my internship?

It is possible to get course credit for your internship if it meets certain requirements, so please contact your program manager or recruiter if you need to discuss this further.

Does Key hire non-finance majors?

Yes. Key hires interns from all backgrounds and majors beyond finance. Our internship opportunities are open to students of all majors.

Can a summer internship lead to a full-time opportunity?

Yes, after successful completion and exceptional performance of a Key summer internship, you may be offered a full-time role to join Key following graduation.

Disclosures

KeyBank is an Equal Opportunity Employer.