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Failed banking interns dissect where it all went wrong

It’s all on for interns in investment banks, who now have 10-12 weeks in which to prove themselves in the hope of getting a proper job offer at…

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Students! Maximize your online employability

Advice for students on how to improve their employability through managing their web presence. More and more employers are checking a candidate's social media presence before they invite…

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Competition: Want your CV assessed by graduate recruiters for free?

Here’s your chance to get feedback on your individual CV from people who are selecting graduates for next year’s intake in the banks BEFORE you submit your application…

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BNP Paribas plans banking ‘campus’ in Singapore

BNP Paribas, France’s largest bank, is planning to build a banking university in Singapore to raise the level of financial services skills in Asia Pacific as it sets…

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How mentors give you a leg up in Asian banking

The growing emphasis on hiring locals for management roles in Asia is putting pressure on banks to mentor home-grown talent and groom graduates for leadership roles to reduce…

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Seven ways in which banking internships are a nasty disappointment

The banking summer analyst and associate season is nearly upon us. In a few weeks’ time the lucky few will be congregating in clusters on the streets of…

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Outrageous advice for converting your important banking internship

The summer is technically upon us and for students who find themselves on this website that probably means internships! Summer internships at investment banks have always been precious…

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You have a 2% chance of getting an internship at Goldman Sachs

Want a summer internship at Goldman Sachs? You will, unfortunately, be lucky. In today’s presentation at the Sanford Bernstein conference in New York, Goldman Sachs chief operating officer…

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‘Tragedy of wasted minds’ as young quietly crave becoming bankers

It seemed to mark the end of an era. Last week’s research from YouGov suggesting that only 2% of British university students now want to be bankers suggested…

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How £5k can buy you a financial services internship

Investment banks and other financial services firms like to paint their graduate recruitment programmes as meritocratic processes, suggesting that the nepotism and elitism associated with the sector in&hel

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