Last-minute internships

Last-minute internships

Still haven't landed an internship for this summer? A handful of places are still hiring. Alternatively, there are always autumn and winter internships to consider. Here's where to…

Standard Chartered and the quant academy

Standard Chartered and the quant academy

Want to be a quant in an investment bank? Standard Chartered is the place to go. The bank is set to put between 20 and 30 interns a…

For first years: the Merrill Lynch Challenge

For first years: the Merrill Lynch Challenge

Open to first year university students, the annual Merrill Lynch Challenge pits student teams from across Europe against each other to win a €4k prize. Anna Gawelowicz, a…

From summer intern to graduate hire

From summer intern to graduate hire

Only 50% to 60% of people who complete an investment bank's summer internship are offered a full-time graduate job. How can you ensure you're one of them? Here's…

Internships

Internships

With pay rates of between AU$800 and AU$1,200 and a fair chance of a 'proper' job at the end, little wonder that competition for internship places is so…

Minority programmes

Minority programmes

If you come from a minority group and want to work in investment banking, some schemes exist to help boost your chances of getting in. Here's a round-up…

No internship – what next?

No internship – what next?

If you don't land a summer internship, is that the end of your dream of working for an investment bank? Not necessarily, according to the banks. Although they…

A student’s view of vacation work at law firms and a bank

A student’s view of vacation work at law firms and a bank

The law firms were the City of London solicitors MacFarlanes, the larger 'Magic Circle' firms Allen and Overy and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, and the US firm Cleary, Gottlieb,…

Comment: Debunking the myth of the clones

Comment: Debunking the myth of the clones

Senior bankers descend on Oxford, Edinburgh, Cambridge and other UK university towns to fly the company flag. Legions of human resources staff operate from stalls at recruitment fairs,…

Citigroup – undergraduate internships offered

Citigroup – undergraduate internships offered

There will be about 150 positions in Europe, mostly in London. Minmum academics 26 UCAS points and a 2.1 degree in UK for front office positions and 22…

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