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Santander Overview

Boston, MA
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
Banks & Credit Unions
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
We are Santander Bank, N.A., one of the country's top retail banks by deposits and a wholly owned subsidiary of one of the most respected banks in the world: Banco Santander. Our parent company, Santander Group, serves more than 100 million customers in the ... Read more

Mission: We aim to make banking easier for our customers by matching the right tools to their specific needs, and making real and meaningful progress toward their goals.

The attitude of our professionals plays a key role in becoming an organization that is more ... Read more

Company Updates

  • At Santander Bank, we respect different voices and viewpoints. It’s one of the reasons why we created the Diversity and Inclusion Council. To learn more, please visit: #RespectAddsUp

    Diversity & Inclusion

    Here at Santander, we appreciate the importance of different voices and viewpoints.


    Justin's Santander Steps

    Discover how Justin's career has progressed at Santander since he was hired as a Teller in 2014.

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Santander – Why Work For Us?

Forget the expected. Do something exceptional.

We’re Santander Bank, the wholly owned subsidiary of one of the most respected banks in the world: Banco Santander. Our parent company, Santander Group, serves more than 100 million customers in the United Kingdom, Latin America, and Europe. Here in the United States, our team of 10,000 individuals is bringing simplified, personal banking to everyone, making us a regional banking leader. What does that mean for you? Strong support and lots of opportunities to advance and build the type of career that you want, all in a dynamic environment that relies on the value you add and respects your initiative. Take a look and discover what it means to work at Santander.


Giving everyone a seat at the table

Here at Santander, we appreciate the importance of different voices and viewpoints. It’s why we’re working hard to build an inclusive and supportive environment where we are fair, respect the various strengths, talents, ideas and opinions of our people and allow them to shine. After all, the more diverse experience, skills, and insights our people can bring to the table enables us to be personal, and better meet and reflect the needs of the customers and communities we serve. We want to make sure that Santander is the place where our approach to what we do is simple; everyone can grow their career and feel included, valued and respected.

How we make everyone welcome

We’re doing more than talking the talk. We’re walking the walk by establishing the Diversity & Inclusion Council, led by our CEO Scott Powell and a team of senior executives. Under the council leadership, our Human Resource department has created the US Diversity & Inclusion Office to make retaining and developing unique talents and connections through our Employee Network Groups a top priority.

Learn more about our Diversity and Inclusion initiatives and discover the different voices and viewpoints of our own employees.

Student and Graduate Opportunities

You have the skills. You have the drive. All you need is a place where you can make the most of them. Santander’s programs will allow you to do exactly that.

Summer Internships

Our Summer Internship Program offers the opportunity to work on special projects and impactful assignments relevant to your studies. We’re always on the lookout for top talent and sharp skills. At the end of the internship, we may find that we can’t live without you, and may consider you for a full-time position after you graduate.

 Graduate Programs

Just graduated? Let's talk about options for your future. Santander offers a Financial Analyst Rotational Program and a Commercial Credit Training Program to help develop our future leaders. These 12-month graduate programs will prepare you for your next steps at Santander.

Santander Reviews

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    "Supportive and Great Career Potential"

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    I have been working at Santander full-time (Less than a year)


    - Great insurance that starts day 1
    - Tons of opportunities to move up in the company after being in your position for 6 months.
    - Fast paced and very busy so there is hardly any down time, and they are constantly changing to try and improve themselves.
    - Monthly bonus incentives for most positions and incentives for recommending new employees.
    - Incentives for carpooling.
    - Monthly and occasionally weekly events for employees to keep us engaged, feel valued, as well as helping us with networking and staying connected as a team unit.


    - Constantly changing to help with improvements, makes it hard to keep up sometimes but they are trying their best.
    - Being a big company there is a lot of bureaucratic policies that make it had to get certain things done. For example: Getting accommodations for medical disabilities can take 2+ months to receive and are not always what you asked for.

    Advice to Management

    I don't really have any advice. My management is very supportive and there whenever I need help, as well as if they do not have the answers then they will go out of their way to find them for you. My advice would be to keep doing what you're doing.

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Santander Interviews



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    Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL
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    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Santander (Miami, FL) in November 2016.


    A friend recommended me and they called me a week later, telling me they were interested in interviewing me. A week later I went to their office and got interview by the HR recruiter and after her I got interview by 2 members of the team on which I was going to work on. 4-5 days later they gave me the answer

    Interview Questions

    • Very straight forward, my experience, how could I add to the position. They want to know you and see if you fit with the team and the work environment. They also love to hear you are thirsty for learning.   Answer Question
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Santander Awards & Accolades

  • The World's Most Valuable Brands, Forbes, 2016
  • 100 Best Global Brands, Interbrand, 2016
  • Best Digital Platform, Innovation Enterprise, 2015
  • The World's Most Valuable Brands, Forbes, 2015
  • 100 Best Global Brands, Interbrand, 2015
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