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First Year

The first year of university can be a whirlwind of new experiences and new information, so here’s our guide to what you should be doing (aside from partying) during your first year to give your finance career a flying start.

What is a Spring Week?

By Jos Weale, Editor, AllAboutFinanceCareers.com

Spring Weeks are a type of pre-internship programme. They’re a feature primarily for investment banks and professional services firms, and they are run on an annual basis. These short work experience opportunities for first year students include...

Spring Week

By Jos Weale, Editor, AllAboutFinanceCareers.com

In investment banking circles a spring week could be the start of big things for a prospective investment banking applicant. Spring weeks are a type of pre-internship event which are quite particular to the realm of investment banking. They take...

What's a Finance Internship All About?

By Jos Weale, Editor, AllAboutFinanceCareers.com

Internships can be a serious hook into the finance industry in the area of your choice. They are a fantastic opportunity to learn new relevant skills, work on real projects and get a feel for the type of work involved in a particular career....

First Year Internships in Banking and Finance

By Jos Weale, Editor, AllAboutFinanceCareers.com

If you’re thinking of getting on track with building up your CV with a first year internship in the midst of all of that freshers’ madness, then that’s a jolly good idea! First year students on three-year courses and second year students on...

First Year Work Experience in Finance

By Amandeep Bains, All About Finance Careers

We’re all well aware of the importance of having relevant work experience when it comes to applying for jobs, but surely that’s not something you need to think about in your first year of university?! Well sure, you don’t have to, but it...