Hi, where's easiest to get into


#1

Hi eeryone,

Quick background

3 A’s maths, physics, economics at A levels
I’ll graduate in 2009 with 2:1 in economics from Nottingham and going to have a gap year.
Just finished an internship at KPMG tax and have a job offer for 2010.

Basically I applied to banks last year for internships but didnt get any interviews, obviously I’ve got my internship now which should help. I want to get an internship this summer at a bank to get moreexperience of what its like/about. From looking at the various careers website think I’m more interested in Investment Research, but really just want to get a foot in the door. Anyone have any advice on what divisions/companies might be easiest?

Thanks


#2

I don’t think internships are available for students on gap years - only for students in their penultimate year…


#3

It depends on the firm.


#4

The best thing to do is apply, apply, apply. Places for both jobs and internships are highly competitive so you can expect a very long list of “no’s” follwed by a single “yes”.