Investec – undergraduate internships offered

Investec – undergraduate internships offered

Approximate number of positions in Europe: 10-15 positions, all in London Ratio of applicants to positions (2002) 1:25 Minimum academics: Minimum 'B' at GCSE mathematics (or equivalent). Minimum…

Downturn cuts into banks’ graduate hiring programme

Downturn cuts into banks’ graduate hiring programme

David Ainscough, deputy director of Cambridge University Careers Service, says: "Many banks are putting an emphasis this year on looking for summer interns, rather than wanting to be…

Banks sponsor African and Caribbean graduate careers fair

Banks sponsor African and Caribbean graduate careers fair

Both JP Morgan and UBS Warburg have paid 15,000 to be 'champion sponsors' at the fair to be held in London in November for financial services and other…

Graduates must plan their career carefully if they value free time

Graduates must plan their career carefully if they value free time

Hewlett suggests that a woman's likelihood of having a family is in inverse proportion to her career and financial success, while Pearson's heroine tries to combine both and…

SSB overtakes Merrill as prestigious place to work – staff survey

SSB overtakes Merrill as prestigious place to work – staff survey

SSB, ranked seventh last year, leapfrogged Merrill Lynch (in 4th place), CSFB (5th) and Fidelity (6th) in this year's survey of financial services employees in the US. SSB…

Students have no illusions about a banking career

Students have no illusions about a banking career

But one in seven students - more men than women - see an investment banking career as potentially attractive. The report, 'Careers in Investment Banking', says: "Investment banking…

Investment banks cut graduate jobs

Investment banks cut graduate jobs

ING Barings, JP Morgan and ABN Amro have made some of the biggest cuts. ING Barings is cutting its graduate intake in London from 37 in 2001, to…

Investment banks still attract students – but mainly men

Investment banks still attract students – but mainly men

This is one of the findings of this year's Universum graduate survey, which received responses from more than 6,800 students at top European universities. Of the 932 students…

Case study – Thibaut Désiré, Business School student and WestLB Panmure intern

Case study – Thibaut Désiré, Business School student and WestLB Panmure intern

I knew when I came to Oxford that I wanted to do my internship in investment banking. - If you're that close to London and you have a…

Case study – Solveigh Volk, Business School student and Goldman Sachs intern

Case study – Solveigh Volk, Business School student and Goldman Sachs intern

I selected investment banking for my internship because I was looking for a challenging placement, which would provide a steep learning curve for me as an intern. I…

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