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The Future Investment Banker Programme

Ages 12-14 Live Online OR In-Person

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Internship Overview

The Future Investment Banker Programme takes students aged 12-14 on an immersive exploration of the world of an investment banker. The programme provides an interactive experience with top investment bankers who will guide you through exciting simulations, including a live trading scenario and an M&A deal. You can choose to attend the programme either in-person at UCL or ‘Live Online’. 

You will also be coached on how to become a top investment banker, with guidance on GCSE choices, extra-curricular activities, work experience and more.

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Internship Highlights

Immersive Investment Banking Experiences:

  • Get coaching from expert investment bankers via live, interactive simulations
  • Compete to trade currencies, stock and commodities during major historical events
  • Negotiate in a thrilling live deal under mounting pressure
  • Experience a day in the life of a real investment banker

    Why Should I Attend?:

    • Experience a unique, immersive insight into one of the world’s most prestigious careers
    • Meet successful investment bankers and ask them all your burning questions
    • Get coaching on how to become a top investment banker
    • Gain valuable work experience before you even turn 16

    An Audience with Top Investment Bankers:

    • Q&A time with a selection of leading investment bankers from a range of departments and global investment banks
    • Unlimited lifetime access to our guidance and expertise. Students can contact us for further advice at any time

    Boost Your University Applications and CV

    • Attendance demonstrates you’ve gained key skills such as teamwork, problem-solving, numerical reasoning, commercial awareness and negotiation
    • Complete the online assessment after the programme and receive a personalised certificate to include in your applications

      Programme Fee, Format & Options

      You can choose to attend the programme either in-person at UCL or ‘Live Online’; the content is the same for both. The programme involves a mixture of interactive simulations, exercises and Q&A sessions.

      Programme Fee:

      In-Person: £165/student for one day (you can choose either day 1 or 2) OR £295/student for both days

      ‘Live Online’: £165/student for both days.

      Places are limited. If 2 or more places are booked students receive a 10% discount. Enter code GROUP10 at checkout to benefit from this.

      Day One: The World of Investment Banking

      Day Two: Sales and Trading and M&A

      Day One: The World of Investment Banking

      10.30amThe World of an Investment Banker

      - The investment banking world: key definitions and concepts
      - Services that investment banks offer
      - Potential pathways for your future: Sales and Trading vs Corporate Finance

      11.00amEnter the Global Financial Powerhouse

      - Discover the various departments and roles within a global investment bank
      - Build your knowledge of how each role contributes to success
      - Understand how different specialties interact to create a well-oiled investment powerhouse

      11.30amDay in the Life of an Investment Banker

      - Step into the shoes of a Trader and an M&A analyst
      - Make high-stakes decisions and learn what it takes to be successful
      - Interact with real-life professionals who face these challenges on a daily basis
      - Map out the next steps of your journey

      12.45pmLunch Break

      1.45pmBecome A High-Flying Investment Banker

      - Demonstrate the key skills required to succeed in investment banking
      - Face a series of challenges testing your negotiation, teamwork and numerical reasoning skills
      - Evaluate your performance with top investment bankers

      3:15pmCareer Coaching: How to Become a Successful Investment Banker

      - Interactive session dedicated to your personal career path. Detailed advice on:
      - GCSE/A-level/degree/university choices
      - Extra-curricular activity choices
      - Work experience options
      - Career path options for the investment bankers of the future

      4.00pmClose

      *exact programme subject to change without notice.

      Day Two: Sales and Trading and M&A

      10.30amLifepaths within Investment Banking

      - Explore different paths within investment banking: Sales and Trading, M&A and Equity Research
      - Identify key differences and entrance routes
      - The future of investment banking: the rise of technology

      11.00amStep into the Shoes of a Trader

      - Discover the thrill of the trading floor
      - Compete against other participants to trade currencies during one of the defining events of our generation
      - See how your profit and loss account ranks against other up-and-coming traders on a live leader board

      12.30pmLunch Break

      1.30pmDive into the World of a Dealmaker

      - Enter a thrilling live deal scenario as you hear breaking news about a game-changing acquisition
      - Respond to live updates from the client as the pressure mounts
      - Choose a winning strategy to make sure you earn your deal fees

      3.00pmPanel Q&A

      - Take part in a live panel Q&A with industry experts
      - Meet professional investment bankers from a variety of backgrounds and get your key questions answered
      - Build your network and receive valuable advice on your pathway into investment banking

      4.00pmClose

      *exact programme subject to change without notice.

      Dates & Locations

      London, UK

      In-Person

      4th - 5th December 2021

      University College London (UCL)

      Gower Street

      Bloomsbury

      WC1E 6BT

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      Live Online

      In-Person

      4th - 5th December 2021

      10.30am - 4.00pm (UK time)

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      In-Person

      4th - 5th December 2021

      University College London (UCL)

      Gower Street

      Bloomsbury

      WC1E 6BT

      Register Now

      Online

      4th - 5th December 2021

      10.30am - 4.00pm (UK time)

      Register Now

      Who Can Attend

      The Internship is for students aged 12-14 who have the passion and ambition to both learn about this career and start boosting their university/college applications & CVs. If you are a student who is slightly older or younger than our guidelines, then please do get in touch with us to discuss your specific situation.

      You can secure your place simply by clicking “Register Now”.

      There is no application process. We operate on a first-come first-served basis and programme places are highly limited. We expect to be fully-booked several months in advance so advise you to register as soon as possible.

      No prior knowledge or experience is required to join this programme as we build your knowledge from the basics up to more advanced concepts.

      COVID-19 Group

      The in-person programme will be run with strict Covid-19 prevention measures in place which have been modelled on the government’s guidelines for prevention in educational settings. You can view our measures here. In the unlikely event that the in-person programme is completely cancelled because of Covid-19 then students will have two options: i) move to the next in-person date; ii) move to the ‘Live Online’ programme and be refunded the difference in price.

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