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Get 15% off all Summer Experiences by using code SUMMER15 at checkout before 31st December!

Get 15% off all Summer Experiences by using code SUMMER15 at checkout before 31st December!

The Young Investment Banker Summer Experience

InvestIN Education
InvestIN Education

The Young Investment Banker Summer Experience


You can get a 15% early-bird discount by using the code SUMMER15 at checkout before midnight on 31st December

The Young Investment Banker Summer Experience gives students aged 15-18 a fully immersive experience of working as an investment banker in London.

Over the course of 15 days, students will have some of the most exclusive experiences of investment banking that one can imagine: trade the stock market in a London skyscraper, take part in a simulated M&A deal and build your own equities portfolio and have it reviewed by senior asset managers.

Join us for a life-changing experience that will set you up for a future as a successful investment banker.

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Immersive Investment Banking Experiences:

  • Trade the London stock market live, in an iconic skyscraper
  • Participate in a trading simulation used by top-10 global investment banks to recruit its most valuable people 
  • Take part in a live Mergers & Acquisitions deal: value FTSE 100 companies and go through exciting rounds of negotiation
  • Build your own equities portfolio and have it reviewed by senior asset managers
  • Attend an exclusive networking event inside The Shard

Meet Senior Investment Bankers:

  • Be coached through the immersive experiences with investment bankers from world-renowned firms specialising in sales, trading, corporate finance and more
  • Private networking sessions with these professionals, who can become vital connections for your future career

Career Coaching: 

  • Receive training on how to land the most desirable jobs in investment banking
  • Advice on subject choices, university selection, work experience, extra-curricular activities and more
  • World-class professional development training: dedicated coaching on all the soft skills you need to become a top investment banker: leadership, teamwork, communication, time management, public speaking, negotiation and more

Competitive Advantage In Your University Applications:

  • Attending the experience demonstrates that you have gained skills which are highly valued by top universities
  • Complete the online assessment after the programme and receive a personalised certificate to include in your university applications.

World-Class Universities And World-Class People:

  • Experience two of the best universities on the planet: University College London (UCL).
  • Meet talented and ambitious students from around the world who fly in for the experience, creating an invaluable lifetime network.

Design Your Own Summer Experience:

  • Select your preferred length of experience. You can choose to attend for:

      1. days 1-15 (the full experience); or

      2.  days 1-10 only; or

      3. days 1-5 only

  • Accommodation, meals, guardianship and airport pick-up are available if required and can be added at checkout

Immersive Experiences Days 1-5

The World of Sales and Trading

-Discover the winning trading strategies employed by the world’s top investment bankers
-Learn how traders analyse volatile markets
-Compete in teams to generate the highest return on investment
-Build your own equities portfolio
-Present your portfolio to hedge fund managers and get feedback on your investment

Uncovering Corporate Finance

-Discover the fast-paced life of an M&A analyst at a global investment bank
-Learn how to calculate the value of any business using fundamental formulae
-Enter a live deal: compete to win a multi-million-pound merger and respond to live updates from your client as the pressure mounts
-Explore the high-powered world of IPOs alongside leading capital markets professionals

Become the Asset Manager

-Demystify the lucrative hedge fund industry with senior asset management professionals
-Take part in a state-of-the-art asset management simulation used by top investment banks to recruit their traders
-Compete against your peers as you manage a portfolio of global FX, commodity, equity and bond markets
-Delve into private equity and learn the strategies and techniques you’ll need to excel
-Develop your powers of negotiation as you tackle a thrilling private equity case study

Enter the Trading Floor

-InvestIN’s trading competition: trade the stock market live in a London skyscraper
-Put the trading strategies and analysis you learnt into practice as you race against your peers to navigate the market and generate a profit
-Receive personalised feedback on your performance from traders who work for the world’s leading investment banks

You can get a 15% early-bird discount by using the code SUMMER15 at checkout before midnight on 31st December

This Summer Experience is for students aged 15-18 and you do not require any prior knowledge to attend.

There are 3 start dates you can select from for 2023: 7th July; OR 28th July; OR 18th August. You can choose to attend for either days 1-5, days 1-10 or days 1-15; and either with or without accommodation. Pricing for all options is set out below.

Click “Register Now” to book your place. Alternatively, if you wish to pay via invoice/instalments, please complete this form and a member of our team will reach out to you.

London 5-Day London 10-Day London 15-Day
Length Days 1-5 Days 1-10 Days 1-15
Compete in a live trading simulation in a London skyscraper. Experience an M&A deal. Build your own equities portfolio and have it reviewed by hedge fund managers.
Experience the inner workings of the Big Four. Gain private access to a City trading floor. Learn advanced trading techniques. Participate in InvestIN’s Fintech Forum.
Private networking session with top investment bankers.
World-class professional development training: 5 days of coaching on all the skills you need to become a top investment banker.
Summer Experience fee £1475 £2850 £3950
Optional fee for University of London accommodation (private single rooms) with all meals and guardianship included Available for an additional
Available for an additional
Available for an additional
Optional fee for London airport pick-up and drop-off (each way) Available for an additional
Available for an additional
Available for an additional
Alternative 7 day ‘Live Online’ version of the Summer Experience (7 days for £795)

Choose a location below:

In Person

7th July 2023

28th July 2023 

18th August 2023

The programme is based at UCL and the surrounding University of London campus. Certain days take place in other key industry locations in London.

Accommodation Location

Students who choose accommodation will reside in University of London halls of residence. We occupy 3 different halls close-by to each other (listed below). The vast majority of students will be placed in Garden Halls

Garden Halls, London, WC1H 9EN,

College Hall, London, WC1E 7HZ

International Hall, London, WC1N 1AS

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As part of your booking, you will receive 12 months’ access to our state-of-the-art tech platform, AmbitionX. Here you will find all of your programme materials and complete post-programme assessments to gain coveted ‘experience points’ to demonstrate your levels of professional development. You will also be able to access any of InvestIN’s Live Online weekend and evening programmes through AmbitionX at no extra cost.



In the unlikely event that the in-person programme is completely cancelled because of Covid-19 then students will receive a refund. We have never yet had to cancel a London summer experience, having successfully delivered programmes during the summers of 2020 and 2021, with strict social distancing and excellent feedback. We shall of course adhere to all Covid-related government guidelines in place at the time of the programme and keep student safety as the highest priority.

If you pay via credit because you postponed a previous booking then the credit note will be reissued to you in full.



If you are trying to register and the registration box is not appearing it is likely because of firewall restrictions on your desktop device.

You may wish to try on your mobile device instead. Alternatively, please email with details of the programme you want to register for. We will reserve your place immediately and send you a link to pay by card online.