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We are now almost fully booked for Summer 2024 and expect to close registration in the next few days.

We are now almost fully booked for Summer 2024 and expect to close registration in the next few days.

The Young Investment Banker Summer Experience

The Ultimate Work Experience in Investment Banking

InvestIN Education
InvestIN Education

The Young Investment Banker Summer Experience

The Ultimate Work Experience in Investment Banking

Overview

Last chance to register for this Summer Experience! There are few remaining places for the intake starting 19th August. Registration is closed for the intakes starting on the 8th July and 29th July.

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 2 weeks, 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
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.
  • Personalised industry reference letter from investment bankers confirming what you achieved on the programme.
World-Class Universities And World-Class People:
  • 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.
Design Your Own Summer Experience:

Choose from one of the following options:

1.  First Week Only (taster experience); or
2.  Two-Week Experience (the full programme); or
3.  Two-Week Premium Experience (the ultimate package with both weeks plus enhanced benefits)

Accommodation
You can choose either residential or non-residential. The accommodation is at UCL student halls in central London. We provide residential students with meals, guardianship and fun activities on evenings and weekends. Airport transfers are also available at checkout.

Coming from abroad?
  • To date, we have welcomed students onto InvestIN programmes from over 100 different countries. They often say that a huge motivation is to meet and befriend students from around the world, whilst taking their English language skills to the next level. 
  • Attending a summer programme is a fantastic way to experience London, one of the world’s most renowned capital cities for academic excellence, global commerce and vibrant culture. You can also select our residential package to truly experience life on-campus at a top UK university (UCL), by living in private ensuite rooms at university halls of residence. We can offer everything you need – from airport transfers to meals and a fantastic evening social programme.
  • For students learning English as a Foreign Language (EFL), attending an InvestIN programme facilitates real-world application of English. Students will be immersed in the language 24/7, whether that’s working in a team, writing a project proposal, presenting to a group, networking with professionals or socialising with peers. Our programmes are delivered and facilitated by native English speakers, whilst over 50% of our students are from the UK and the US, providing international students with the perfect opportunity to enhance their oral and written skills in a professional and social context. Find out more about the benefits for EFL students in our blog post here.
  • For information about visas and language requirements, please see our FAQs page here.
Coming from the UK?
  • You can choose to attend our programmes as a day student if you live locally. Otherwise, our residential package will give you a great flavour of life in student halls of residence before you apply to university in the future.
  • Around 50% of our students come from abroad, providing you with a unique opportunity to network with and befriend peers from a range of different backgrounds and cultures.

Immersive Experiences Week 1

The World of Sales & Trading

  • Discover the winning trading strategies employed by the world’s top investment bankers
  • Learn how traders analyse volatile markets and how to understand the relationship between breaking news and prices  
  • Take part in a thrilling trading competition 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
  • Receive personalised feedback on your performance and your ability to manage risk
  • Delve into private equity and learn the strategies and techniques you’ll need to excel
     

Enter the Trading Floor

  • InvestIN’s trading competition: trade the stock market live in a London skyscraper
  • Learn the basics of fundamental and technical analysis from top traders and hear all about their best million dollar trades 
  • 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
     

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 2024: 8th July; OR 29th July; OR 19th August.
You can choose to attend for either ‘First Week Only’, ‘Two Weeks’ or our ‘Two Week Premium’ package. You can also choose residential or non-residential. Pricing and details are set out below.
 

Bookings are now sold out for the intake starting 8th July and 29th July. For intakes starting 19th August, bookings are over 80% full and we expect to close registration soon.

Click “Register Now” to book your place.

London 1 week London 2-weeks London Premium
Length First week only 2-weeks full programme 2-weeks Premium
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.
Industry reference letter: personalised letter from investment bankers confirming what you’ve achieved on the programme
Graduation ceremony for the completion of the full programme
Professional development portfolio: CV-writing masterclass, LinkedIn workshop, professional headshots, personality profiling & psychometric testing
Leadership, teamwork & strategy coaching & team challenge
Gala dinner with professionals on the River Thames
Keynote speeches & networking reception with accomplished industry leaders
For students coming from abroad, enhance your oral and written skills in business-level English
Summer Experience Fee £1950 £2950 £3950
Optional fee for accommodation with meals, guardianship and evening & weekend activities included Available for an additional
£1290
Available for an additional
£2795
Available for an additional
£2795
Optional fee for London airport transfers (return) Available for an additional
£300
Available for an additional
£300
Available for an additional
£300

Choose a location below:

In Person

Available dates:

  • 8th July, 29th July, 19th August 2024

Venues:

  • 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 4 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

    Frances Gardner House, WC1X 0HD

     

Please find below some of our most frequently asked questions. If you have any other questions you'll be able to find our full FAQ list here and you are also welcome to reach out to us at info@investin.org and we'll be happy to help!

When is the deadline for registering for an experience?
Places on our programmes are allocated on a first-come, first-serve basis so we will close registration as soon as we reach capacity, because of this we would always recommend booking as soon as possible to ensure you do not miss the opportunity to attend.
Do I get a certificate?
Upon completion of the programme you will receive a bespoke certificate to include in all of your future applications. This will help you stand out from the crowd and show your passion for your chosen career. Letters of attendance are also available upon request at info@investin.org.
Who are your safeguarding team?
On each Summer Experience, we have safeguarding team members on-site 24/7 to promote the safeguarding and pastoral welfare of our students. Our team are security-vetted (enhanced DBS-checked) professionals who work in education full time and our team is made up of Academic Professionals / LSA, Safeguarding Officers, Nursing Professionals, and Mental Health Practitioners. Students will therefore always be able to easily contact a guardian, should they need any support.
What is included in the accommodation package?
You can choose to add our accommodation package to your booking where you will be allocated to the University of London's Garden Halls, College Hall, or International Hall. Here, you will enjoy your own private room, 3 meals a day, and 24/7 guardianship. There are also lots of communal areas such as a games room and cinema room where you will be able to socialise with other students. Our safeguarding team will also put on evening activities such as trivia night, games night, and sports evenings. You will be able to arrive at the accommodation the day before the programme starts and checkout will be the day after the programme comes to an end.
Do you offer payment plans?
Do you offer payment plans? Yes, payment plans are available until the end of April 2024. We are now only accepting payments in full. Please contact info@investin.org if you would like further assistance.
Will there be any opportunities for rest days?
Programme hours take place Monday-Friday, with a break over the weekend. If you select the 2-Week Premium option, the weekend will feature exclusive professional development opportunities outlined in the timetable.

WHAT OUR STUDENTS SAY ABOUT US

Information for international & EFL students

We have a minimum English language requirement of B2 (upper-intermediate, CEFR). For students learning English as a Foreign Language (EFL), attending an InvestIN programme facilitates real-world application of English. Our programmes are delivered and facilitated by native English speakers, whilst over 50% of our students are from the UK and the US, providing international students with the perfect opportunity to enhance their oral and written skills in a professional and social context. Find out more about the benefits for EFL students in our blog post here.

 

Support

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 info@investin.org 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.