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September 17, 2018

As University is starting for another year, we think it would be a great time to reflect on some of the skills that you can utilise in a successful career and what you can do whilst at university to develop.

1. Leadership: Leadership is critical to a great career. The ability to lead others well can take a while to develop as you learn what your leadership...

September 12, 2018

Hi everyone, hope you’re having a good holiday! As term time gets closer, I thought this would be a good time to reflect on my summer work experience and try to persuade you to try to get involved too. You may have heard people talking about the value of work experience, and, like me, not thought much of it. It was only once I started my work experience t...

August 4, 2018

Hi everyone, I hope you’re having a lovely summer. As I’m sure you’re all aware, the #MeToo movement has taken the world by storm in 2018, so I wanted to take this opportunity to discuss the impact of this in the financial sector. I’m going to briefly discuss the direct effect of #MeToo in the industry, before focusing on the long term opportunities that...

July 9, 2018

Hi all, I hope you’re enjoying your summer holidays. With so much free time without studies, now is an opportunity to get ahead of the game finding an internship for next summer. Here are a few tips to help you get started.

1. Research

Take your time over summer to research different areas that you are interested in. Don’t worry if you don’t know what you w...

June 25, 2018

Hi everyone, Georgia here, hope your summers have started off well. I decided to write a post on what to expect and tips on assessment centres when that time comes around for applications at the end of summer. Just some light reading and a smooth slide into the assessment centre process.

Arrive early.

When you arrive early you see the other applicants as th...

September 8, 2017

Hello! I'm Jade and I will be your event officer for the society along with Francella this year! This summer, I completed an internship in Finance and as it is fresh on my mind, I thought I would give some tips I have gathered from speaking to other interns and reflecting upon my own experience! 

Take ownership of your work

At the beginning when you initial...

August 28, 2017

Hey everyone! I hope that you have all had an enjoyable summer so far. As we reach the weeks before returning to university, it is important to start to consider applications for internship and graduate positions. Some programmes have already opened and others will continue to open in the next few months. I have decided to put together a few tips that may...

July 31, 2017

In today’s increasingly automated financial sector, computer skills are more useful than ever. The summer holidays are a great time to consider investing in your IT skills to make yourself an even more valuable asset to firms, who now receive applications from many candidates offering far more than just decent Excel skills.

Although it is by no means a req...

July 14, 2017

Hi all, I hope that you are all enjoying your summer holidays and are following Sarah’s advice for keeping up over summer and have used Megan’s post to help set up a LinkedIn profile.

It was extremely difficult to narrow all the incredible women in the world of finance down to just five but I have chosen women with very different roles to demonstrate the v...

July 3, 2017

Hi all, 

Hope you are all having a fantastic summer break! 

As some of you may already know, the time of the year where companies begin opening vacancies for graduate jobs and internships is approaching. It is therefore important to prepare for this in order to maximise your chances of success.

One form of preparation you may choose to do is to set up a Link...

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