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Intern diary: I’ve already decided that a wealth management job is too mundane

Intern diary: I’ve already decided that a wealth management job is too mundane

In the third installment of a diary of a wealth management intern, our writer decides that there's not much to working as a financial advisor.

Read this diary of my operations internship in an investment bank and you will understand why I am determined to work in the front office

Read this diary of my operations internship in an investment bank and you will understand why I am determined to work in the front office

This summer, I spent 12 weeks working as an intern at a leading investment bank in London. I wasn’t in M&A. Nor was I in sales or trading.…

SECRET DIARY OF A MARKETS INTERN: The internship is over. I have found out whether my strategy for getting a graduate offer worked

SECRET DIARY OF A MARKETS INTERN: The internship is over. I have found out whether my strategy for getting a graduate offer worked

Unbelievably, the internship is over. It’s a strange feeling. Despite feeling like I have worked here for years, it also seems to have gone very quickly. I started…

Citi MD: “AI and robotics can create an opportunity for new, more innovative jobs in banks”

Citi MD: “AI and robotics can create an opportunity for new, more innovative jobs in banks”

Citi’s Sanjeev Behl believes new technology and digitisation have the power to create more interesting banking jobs in the future. 

SECRET DIARY OF A MARKETS INTERN: Am I really better than 50% of the current intake?

SECRET DIARY OF A MARKETS INTERN: Am I really better than 50% of the current intake?

After putting in another Sunday shift I was pretty tired on Monday morning, but the thought that I only had two weeks left kept me going. By now…

SECRET DIARY OF AN IBD INTERN: The desk is back to being busy again, and it’s great for me

SECRET DIARY OF AN IBD INTERN: The desk is back to being busy again, and it’s great for me

The Olympics combined with the summer lull has meant a slow couple of weeks, but life has returned to normal again. There are still people coming in and…

SECRET DIARY OF A MARKETS INTERN: Headcount is looking surprisingly positive this year

SECRET DIARY OF A MARKETS INTERN: Headcount is looking surprisingly positive this year

I spent Monday working on a couple of ad hoc projects for the desk, although these were rather mundane they gave me something to do. One of them…

SECRET DIARY OF CORPORATE FINANCE INTERN: Week 3 – shipping finance

SECRET DIARY OF CORPORATE FINANCE INTERN: Week 3 – shipping finance

Here's the third week of our secret diary from an investment banking intern in London. For previous instalments click here.  The week started off calmer than usual. Even…

MARKETS INTERNSHIP DIARY: The perils of teamwork, and the bank’s dodgy computers

MARKETS INTERNSHIP DIARY: The perils of teamwork, and the bank’s dodgy computers

If the first week was all about networking and getting to know the team, this week was all about knuckling down and getting to work. I can now…