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How do I get a career in Finance?

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Thursday, 11 April 2019 from 09:30 to 16:00 (BST)

How do I get a career in Finance?

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When?                               Thursday 11th  April 2019

Where?                              Lloyds Bank, London

 

Are you interested in a career in the financial sector?

Hosted by Lloyds Bank, students who attend this event get the chance to explore the world of ‘the city’ and financial careers using exciting hands-on activities and business games; including trading, corporate banking, investment and insurance sectors. Students also have the opportunity to chat to professionals about all aspects of starting a career in finance and learn about the different study routes from degree apprneutceship to graduate programmes.

What happens at the event?

  • Hear short talks from industry experts to learn about their experiences in the financial sector
  • Network with professionals from a  range of financial areas to gain advice and information
  • Hear from University Professors what you would cover on a Finance degree
  • Take part in the ‘Trading Game’ activity that will help you build employability skills that the industry needs
  • Speak with recent graduates and apprentices from a rnage of financial companies to hear about their career journeys and how to gain work experience  

 

How can this day help you?

  • Learn about different industries  such as banking, insurance, pensions and actuarial, risk, accountancy and more
  • Get to grips with the various undergraduate courses and higher apprenticeships on offer to understand the differences
  • Learn which industries are in demand and opportunities for work experience
  • Start to build the skills and qualities universities and employers look for  
  • Provide evidence on your personal statement and CV that you have researched and are committed to your career

Agenda (*subject to change)

 

 

09.15 – 10.00                Arrival and registration 

 

10.00 – 10.10                Welcome & warm up

10.10 – 10.40                Introduction to the world of Finance

 

10.40 – 11.10                What is “The City”?

 

11.10 – 11.25                Comfort Break

11.25 – 13.00                Meet the Professionals – A speed networking opportunity                           

                                   - Bank of England

                                   - Lloyds Bank Graduates and Apprentices

                                   - Barclays

                                   - EY

                                   -Representative from PwC

 

13.00 – 13.55                Lunch

 

13.55 – 15.25                The Trading Game (Engage CSR)

 A fast paced trading game to test your team work, time management, listening and numeracy skills .

15.25 – 15.30                Summary, Prizes and conclusions

 

15.30 – 15.45                Depart

 

 

What students said last year

"I very much enjoyed my time today. It has now opened up a new avenue in what I want to do for the future." (Year 12 student)

"I loved this event because it showed me what it would be like to work in the city and I met a great range of speakers from the financial industry" (Year 11 student)

 


 

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Lloyds Bank
33 Old Broad St Head Office
EC2N 1HZ London
United Kingdom

Thursday, 11 April 2019 from 09:30 to 16:00 (BST)


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Inspiring Futures

Inspiring Futures offers professional and impartial careers information, advice,  guidance and skills development services to young people. In partnership with schools, Inspiring Futures has been supporting young people for over 70 years and today helps over 60,000 young people annually to reach their potential. Inspiring Futures also works with employers and other partners to offer a range of professional events for school staff on careers, higher education and skills topics. Inspiring Futures is part of Group GTI. 

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