Industrial or ‘sandwich’ placements are extended periods of work experience that typically take place during a penultimate year of undergraduate study. The benefits are well-documented and include the opportunity to develop and convincingly demonstrate your employability skills to employers. University of Warwick Chemistry undergraduate Manpreet Kaur reflects on her experience of the application process and … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: July 2018
What happens on an investment banking Insight day and Spring week?
A University of Warwick undergraduate offers further insight on how to take the first steps towards a career in investment banking. In his latest blog on this topic he shares his experience of perhaps the most realistic route into the industry, the Insight day and Spring week. Continue reading
Making applications for investment banking Insight days and Spring weeks
With hundreds of applicants per place for Spring weeks, internships and entry level jobs, investment banking is perhaps the most competitive sector in the graduate labour market. In this first of two blogs, a University of Warwick undergraduate shares his experience of the application process. Continue reading
It’s coming home…lessons for career success from England’s World Cup campaign
Harry Kane may win the Golden boot and Harry Maguire has emerged as one of the best defenders at this year’s World Cup, but one of the unsung heroes is England’s sports psychologist Pippa Grange. She has apparently been instrumental in developing the player’s resilience and a positive mental approach. We can learn some interesting … Continue reading