“We are committed to hiring the best people for our roles and we do not believe that any disability or long-term health conditions should be a barrier to that.”
This is the message that the City’s leading banks are sending out to university talents. If you are an ambitious undergraduate with a disability or long term health condition who wants to pursue exciting career opportunities in banking, Investing in Talent is not to be missed.
Meet global employers such as Barclays, BlackRock, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, J.P. Morgan, Morgan Stanley, and UBS and gain a real insight into investment banking.
You will have the opportunity to join interactive skills sessions led by recruiters on applications and interviews; gain specialist advice about disclosure and requesting adjustments and have the opportunity to hear from bank representatives about how they manage their disability in the workplace.
* Get to know the industry and where you fit in
From capital markets to the trading floor, you will get an overview of the key concepts in investment banking; and learn what key skills and experiences recruiters are looking for in a standout application.
* Discover the benefits of being open
about your disability in the recruitment process, and what support and adjustments can be provided to level the playing field and enable you to perform at your full potential.
* Expand your professional network
Connect with potential employers and engage in a panel discussion with senior industry professionals as they share their experiences of working with a disability.
* Participating Banks:
Barclays, BlackRock, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, J.P. Morgan, Morgan Stanley, UBS
* What to expect?
Investing in Talent 2020 is an online event taking the form of an interactive webinar. It is taking place from 1pm – 6pm with plenty of breaks included.
You will have the opportunity to participate in various skills sessions on the day which are designed to equip you with the skills and confidence to make an application and secure an internship / graduate job in investment banking.
1. An introduction to Investment Banking
2. The opportunity to ‘Meet the Banks’
3. Recruiter-led skills session
4. How to be open and request adjustments
5. Panel discussion with senior bank representatives
6. Networking with the banks
* Attending Investing In Talent
Investing in Talent is taking place on Wednesday 21st October. This event is for first, second and final year students at University. You will need to have a strong academic record; genuine mitigating circumstances will be taken into consideration.
This event is open to undergraduate students with a disability or long-term condition, including but not limited to; visual and hearing impairments, mobility impairments, Asperger’s Syndrome, diabetes, epilepsy, dyslexia, dyspraxia, mental health conditions, speech impairments and major illnesses such as cancer and MS.
To apply please complete the form on our website Investing In Talent - Apply and attach a brief covering letter explaining why you wish to attend Investing in Talent, and your CV.