Accenture (6 or 12 months). 12-month consulting placements for second-year undergraduates and six-month placements for third-year undergraduates on a four-year course. To qualify, you’ll need to be studying a technical or business-related degree that offers the option of an industrial placement. They also offer a Technology industrial placment. designed specifically for would-be software engineers. Lasting twelve months, it combines formal training with practical, hands-on experience in live development environments.
American Express (12 months). An industrial placement programme in Finance and Marketing designed for students pursuing a sandwich course in Finance, Accounting, Business Studies related subjects or Marketing related subjects.
Barclays (6 weeks-6 months). Also available is 12 months in corporate banking in Ireland.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch (6 or 12 months available within Technology). There are also a number of off cycle internships available from 3-6 months within Global Banking & Markets.
Bank of England The placment runs for 13 months and offers an opportunity to gain experience in policy, research and operational work. You'll work as either a research assistant, a project assistant or IT support in key areas across the Bank.
Credit Suisse (6 or 12 months). Their Industrial Placements Programme is for technical and non technical positions within IT. This could be Application Architecture & Development, IT Operations, Quality Managment & Testing or Sysyems Architecture & Engineering. If you are more business orientated, there are roles within Business Analysis & Engineering, User & Production Support, Service & Delivery Managment, IT Risk, Project Mnagement and Business Management. They also offer off cycle internships from 3-6 months in Fixed Income and Equities.
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Deloitte (6-12 months). Opportunities exist within Tax, Audit, Technology Consulting, Corporate Fiance -Forensic Technology, Risk Consulting, and Engineering, Economics and Management placement programme for Oxford University students. You will join the firm alongside the graduate intake and be treated as a first year graduate working in the firm. You need 300-320 UCAS points.
Deutsche Bank. 1 year placment in their Birmingham Service Centre.
EY (12months) - in consulting, assurance, technology or tax.
Experian.(1 year). Experian are a information services company offering data and tools to companies to assess credit risk and prevent fraud. They often recruit placements into the following positions: IT & Technology, Analytics, Marketing, digital marketing and finance.
Grant Thornton (12 months) Opportunities exist in Audit, Tax or Advisory.
Goldman Sachs (12 months). Opportunities for this one year placement in Global Investment Research, Technology, HR, Opeartions, Internal Audit, Finance and Services. Off Cycle internships are also vailable from 3-6 months within Investment Banking, Invesrtment Management, Global Investment Reserach, Securities & Finance.
Hargreaves Lansdowne (12 months). They take a number of students on a one year placment into Accounts, Investment Helpdesk and Stockbrokers.
HSBC. 1 year industrial placement in global banking and markets technology. This one-year programme, beginning in June, offers the opportunity to enhance skills and gain the experience needed to excel at HSBC as a Business Analyst, Project Manager, Developer, Architect or Tester. This means building expertise in technology architecture and operational processes
Hymans Roberston. 9 month programme with this consultant actuary in their Glasgow office.
IBM(12 months). There’s a variety of placement opportunities for students with a keen eye for technology: in Business, Finance, HR, Marketing, Technology, Software Design and Software Development
ICAP (12 months). Off cycle internships are also available in Broking.
Northhighland. They are a global consulting firm with openings for analysts looking for a placement year. You will spend the majority of your time working on client-sites as part of small, intimate teams who help clients meet their operational and technology needs. You need a genuine intetest in business and technology. They are based in London.
PA Consulting. A range of sectors available including government, health, defence etc .
PWC (11 months). Available in Assurance (audit), Consulting, Deals, Operations, Tax & Technology.
RSM ( formerly Baker Tilly). 12 month work placement opportunities exist in audit, tax, consulting, risk advisory, corporate finance, accounting and IT. You will receive structured training in all areas. They have 35 offices throughout the UK. You’ll need a minimum of Grade C in English Language and Maths GCSE, 240 UCAS and predicted at least a 2:2 degree to apply (or equivalent).
Schroders. They offer a placement year in a number of areas including Investment, Real Estate, Sales & Marketing, Wealth Management, Accounting & Finance, Technology, Risk & Compliance and Global Technology division.
Societe Generale (6-12 months). Avaailable throughout all business divisions and locations.
Strategy&. Strategy& was formed in 2014, when the firm formerly known as Booz & Company combined with PwC to form a new kind of consulting team, offering strategy-through-execution services under one roof. They offer 6-11 month work placements either during or after university.
UBS (6 -12 months). Opportunities within IT, Risk, Equities (Derivatives, Prime Services, Sales & Trading) and Global Asset Management.
Unicredit - 6 months internship dedicated to risk managment. You need to be studying a quantitative or economic degree.