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Meet & Greet. Sponsored by. The Committee President: Joe Barnett
 Vice-President : Christine Milanes
 Secretary : Victoria Wright
 Treasurer : Timi Sheteolu
 Corporate Director: Sam Burrell
 Marketing Director: Has Ozkiral
 Events Director: Kyri Koumi
 Sports Director: Chand Shah

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Meet greet

Meet & Greet

Sponsored by

The Committee

President: Joe Barnett

Vice-President: Christine Milanes

Secretary: Victoria Wright

Treasurer: Timi Sheteolu

Corporate Director: Sam Burrell

Marketing Director: Has Ozkiral

Events Director: Kyri Koumi

Sports Director: Chand Shah

Investment Fund Manager: Adam Gill

2nd Year Rep: Andrew Parkes

3rd Year Rep: Oliver Dixon

Fresher's Rep: Applications Open

Postgrad Rep: Applications Open

Confirmed Events

PwC - Commercial Awareness Audit Case Study – 20th October

IBM Management Consultancy – Kate Ross - 4thDecember

Ernst & Young – Sara Fowler – Senior Partner, Head Of Fraud – 13th November

Citigroup– Nick Tansley, Managing Director of Industrial Investment Banking. Former Birmingham Unistudent

Deutsche Bank – ‘Investment Banking Demystified’

Barclays Wealth – GreigTownend – Private Banker

Goldman Sachs – Operations and Technology networking session

Bank of England

Accenture Consulting

Mock Assessment Centres

We will inform you about the events nearer the time – via Facebook & emails

Sports two six a side football teams trials on thursday 10 th october mixed netball team


Two six-a-side football teams

Trials on Thursday 10th October

Mixed Netball team?

Investment Fund

Continuing with the Virtual Fund started last year

The fund employs a multi-asset, event driven strategy, with a flexible approach to asset allocation based on changes in the macro environment

Plans to go live with the fund by next year

Society Social

Society Revolution Cards

Different City

£400+ Behind the Bar

Return Coaches

Tickets £10-£15

Financial forum discounted tickets for investment society members pay 10 instead of 12

Financial Forum

Discounted tickets for Investment Society!

Members pay £10 instead of £12.

Internship  Careers

Good jobs require applying early – spring week  summer internship  grad job

£250  £9000  £35000+ for banking

Do it even if you have little interest, the experience is worth it (and the money)

Some firms only hire through these programmes now

Graduate Salary Info

Front office Investment Banking - £60,000 (incl. bonus)

Other banking roles - £45,000

Management Consultancy - £40,000

Corporate Law - £40,000

Accountancy – £20,000 - £30,000 (and a qualification)

Internship Process

Submit an application online with your CV

Online test(s)

Phone interview(s)

Assessment Centre

Final interviews

Cv banks want them to be 1 page concise summary paragraph at the start the bait


Banks want them to be 1 page


Summary paragraph at the start – ‘the bait’

Cover Letter

Chance to humanise your application

State what position you’re applying to

Paragraph 1 – why interested in the industry

Paragraph 2 - why that firm, recent news

Paragraph 3 – why this division and the skills that you possess, why you’re a great candidate

Paragraph 4 – closing remarks

Make it letterhead format, your details top right corner

Application Forms

Accuracy is crucial

Motivation and competency questions

Write answers in Word, save for re-use

Numerical / Verbal Tests

Stressful – don’t panic!

Practise makes perfect – SHL, Kenexa

Seek help if needed

First sift

First Round Interviews

Competency based

Phone or face-to-face

Teamwork, Leadership, Creativity, Communication, Workplace issues, Changing priorities, Reliability

STAR technique


Second interview more about motivations

Chance to impress

‘Why are you best suited for the role?’

What makes that firm unique

Commercial awareness is crucial

Show how you’ll add value

Expect curveballs

Be prepared

Interviews tips

Don’t talk too fast or mumble

Energy and enthusiasm

Engage on a personal level – first minute crucial

Be professional – how you walk in, how you say hello, how you shake their hand, eye contact

Dress appropriately

Don’t bullsh*t

Assessment centre retesting group exercise written exercise presentation senior staff interviews

Assessment Centre


Group exercise

Written exercise


Senior staff interviews

Website help

Find out about what will be expected

Mergers & Inquisitions


Back doors can be opened

Careers events (LSE, Imperial)

Create an email dialogue

‘Would you pass my CV onto HR?’


Use any contacts you may already have, approach Alumni

Are you right for it?

Long hours, 100 + hour weeks

Lot of life sacrifices – high wage reward for a reason

High employee turnover

Need to be motivated enough to do it every day

Thick skin needed – lot of rejection

Aim lower in some applications (middle / back office)

Most competitive jobs in the world

Up against the best of the best


Applying on the deadline is TOO LATE

HR want to get their intake sorted ASAP

Get all applications done before November