My name is Weronika and I am studying BSc Economics and Politics. As a first year undergraduate fascinated by the world of finance I was advised to apply for spring insight programmes organised by major financial institutions. After a long process of applying to 12 institutions, I was accepted onto the programme at Royal Bank … More Student story: Success with spring insight programmes
Christian Hirsekorn – 3rd year Economics & Finance Student & President of QMTIS 2017-18 My name is Christian and I’m in my final semester of my BSc Economics & Finance degree. If you’re keen on breaking into the Investment Banking industry, keep on reading: Some background about me… I did a two and a half … More Student story: Breaking into Investment Banking
Hello everyone! My name is Alex. In the summer, I graduated from the School of Economics & Finance with a 2:1, wearing shorts to my graduation. True story. As it may be the case for the majority of students within the school, I went into the degree thinking that I wanted to work in finance. But … More Graduate story: Alexander Churakov
This post first appeared on the Careers in the City blog. While the world’s attention is focused on Greece, it may be worth taking a moment to acknowledge a startling economic shift in the fortunes of Spain – which recently posted a 2.6% growth rate for this year. In this piece we look at how … More Impress with your Commercial Awareness!
Join us for a Webinar on August 28 and kick start you applications! Finance internship and graduate schemes are opening now. This webinar will prepare you to submit your application SOON and to make sure it has IMPACT. Why does this matter? Lots of schemes fill on a rolling basis and are full before the deadline … More Applications Kick Start – for students of the School of Economics and Finance
Interested in working in economics? Here’s how one Queen Mary student gained an internship at the Government Economic Service (GES), before landing a graduate job at KPMG: How did you get the internship at GES? From an early point I had an interest in policymaking and applying economics to a wide range of disciplines beyond … More Getting an Economics Internship
Being a first year Economics student, I wasn’t sure exactly what I wanted to do in the future. I decided to go to the Careers & Enterprise Centre at Queen Mary and find out what options were open to me. This turned out to be some of the most helpful advice I had ever been … More Student story: How I networked my way into an internship