Sector: Graduates & Internships

Sectors explained: Graduate jobs in Compliance and Risk Management

Sectors explained: Graduate jobs in Compliance and Risk Management

The internal police keeping the front office in check It is up to risk management teams in investment banks to make sure the bank doesn’t exceed its risk appetite and…

Sectors explained: Graduate jobs in equity research

Sectors explained: Graduate jobs in equity research

Research Robust ideas that fuel stock market trades Equity researchers, or analysts, are often the talking heads of the investment banks. When a bank offers an opinion on a particular…

U.K. and U.S. students go into banking for the money, French for the prestige

U.K. and U.S. students go into banking for the money, French for the prestige

Banking’s popularity as a career choice for graduates has taken a hit since the financial crisis, but considering the ongoing scandals, job cuts and the negative associations of…

Ready for your CFA® Level II? Here’s how to jump start your study for it

Ready for your CFA® Level II? Here’s how to jump start your study for it

Making the transition from Level I to Level II of the CFA Exams is challenging. Here's how to make it work.

Sectors explained: Insurance

Sectors explained: Insurance

Insurance Storms, statistics and the complex business of being prepared for the worst Insurance is about making sure you’re covered when the worst happens, whether that’s a natural disaster, a car&h

Sectors explained: Data Providers & Ratings Agencies

Sectors explained: Data Providers & Ratings Agencies

Data Providers & Rating Agencies Providing the information that fuels investor sentiment Credit rating agencies assess the likelihood that an organisation or country issuing debt will fail to pay bac

Sectors explained: Accounting

Sectors explained: Accounting

Accounting Much more than just bean-counters People have a stereotypical view of what accountants do. In reality, there are many career options. If you want to become one, ask yourself what…

Diary of a back office intern: I’m now hungry for the front office

Diary of a back office intern: I’m now hungry for the front office

One week left. My project is basically finished and next Thursday is the final assessment before the awkward wait for the outcome. The FO interns will be told…

Senior bankers: There’s nothing wrong with all-nighters for interns

Senior bankers: There’s nothing wrong with all-nighters for interns

The author is currently interning at a bulge bracket investment bank in London. There is a strong and intertwined community of investment banking interns across the City and…

Interns worked into the ground at investment banks – this has to change

Interns worked into the ground at investment banks – this has to change

By the time they get through the door, investment banking interns will have endured numerical tests, numerous rounds of interviews and will have acquired an impressive enough CV…

Four things young people need to know before applying for banking jobs now

Four things young people need to know before applying for banking jobs now

These days, not everyone wants a job in banking: banks are reportedly struggling to sell the industry to interns. But several thousand students do still want banking and…

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