Insights into Banking & Finance

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  • Allianz9 weeks exposure to the insurance industry.
  • AlphaSights. 10 week summer programme in London as an analyst or research intern. AlphaSights acts as an intermediary, connecting financial professionals with industry specialists.
  • American Express. A 10 week programme between June and August. Opportunities exist within Client Management & Sales, Finance, Marketing, Operations and Risk Mangement. 
  • Aon8-10 weeks in length - roles within: actuarial consulting, investment consulting, insurance, re-insurance, financial benefits advisory and risk managment. Find out more about how to prepare for the job assessment process for Aon here.. 
  • Bank of England6-8 weeks in the summer on an individual research project working closely with economists and analysts to collect and analyse data. Graduate offers are made to outstanding performers at the end of the internship.
  • Bloomberg. A leading financial vendor
  • Buzzacott. This large accountancy firm offers 6 week summer internships. Any subject accepted. 
  • Catlin. Catlin is an international specialist property and casualty insurer and reinsurer, providing services to a wide range of companies globally. They offer a 6 week summer internship. The programme combines on-the job learning and formal development. Opportunities are available in Business management, Catastrophe risk management, Claims, Enterprise risk management, Finance & accountancy, Human resources and Underwriting. Learn more about Catlin's assessment process and online tests HERE. 
  • Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) ten-week summer internships offer a real insight into both the FCA and financial services - if you do well you could be offered a place on their grad programme. Find out more about how to prepare for the job assessment process of The FCA here.
  • Hiscox. An 8 week summer placement wit this insurer. Thee are a number of internships available in Actuarial, HR, customer relations, direct & partnerships, marketing, risk modelling and underwriting. 
  • Hymans Robertson. 8 week summer placement. Consultancy Internships in Actuarial & Benefits, Investment or Life and Financial Services in Glasgow and London.
  • Lloyds (Insurance): Lloyds is an insurance market rather thann a company. 8 weeks from mid-June to mid-August. Opportunities exist in a number of areas including, Underwriting and Delegated Authorities. Insight days also exist that explain more about their 18 month graduate programme. 
  • Mazars. Tax summer internship lasting 6 weeks in London. 
  • RSA8-9 week placment with this Insurance Provider within Actuarial, Underwriting or Claims. 
  • The London Stock Exchange. Exposure to many areas within the Exchange in this 9 week programme. Business or Technology internship programmes. 
  • Thomson Reuters.  Internship in journalism available across multiple locations. 6-12 weeks depending on location.
  • Swiss ReA wholesale provider of reinsurance and insurance products. 
  • Zurich12 week programme with a choice of roles within financial control, financial accounting, investments & treasury, risk & control, tax or personal lines finance. 
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