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…

First-year internships gain ground

First-year internships gain ground

While penultimate-year internships are well established and often lead to a full-time job, first-year ones are much less common. JP Morgan and Goldman Sachs are among the banks…

Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein – undergraduate internships offered

Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein – undergraduate internships offered

Approximate number of positions, 2004: See www.careersatdrkw.com for full details of hiring requirements. (About 40 in 2003) Minimum academics: In the UK, 24 UCAS points and expectation of…

BNP Paribas – undergraduate internships offered

BNP Paribas – undergraduate internships offered

Minimum academics: Undergraduate students must be in penultimate year or be undertaking an internship as part of their degree (eg industrial/sandwich year placement). How to apply: summer.internships@bnppa

UBS – undergraduate internships offered

UBS – undergraduate internships offered

Approximate number of positions in Europe 2003: 155 across all business areas. Most positions are in London, with a limited number in Frankfurt, Paris and Milan for candidates…

JP Morgan – undergraduate internships offered

JP Morgan – undergraduate internships offered

Number of positions in Europe 2004: About 120, of which 30 will be in continental Europe. Percentage of interns from continental Europe (2003): 80% Ratio of applicants to…

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