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Amazon Discover: Spring Technology Insights
20 – 22nd April 2022
We’re excited to announce that we have two exciting Spring Insight events coming up for students interested in Software Development Engineering opportunities; one event will be run in the UK and one in the Republic of Ireland. Both will be three-day, virtual insight experiences for students pursuing computer science or related degrees, and who are interested in software development internship opportunities in the UK or Ireland; due to graduate in 2024. The events will also be followed by a mentoring scheme.
The events are aimed primarily at women interested in a career in technology, but is open to all. Click on the links below to apply. You can only apply for one event, so please choose your preferred location!
Amazon Discover: Spring Technology Insights – United Kingdom
Amazon Discover: Spring Technology Insights –Ireland
Learn more about upcoming events and check our job opportunities.
LaSalle Graduate Analyst
This position is with LaSalle Investment Management’s Debt Investments team (the “Team”), a specialist business which invests fund capital into structured real estate debt and value add equity investments across Europe, covering a broad spectrum of asset classes (across residential, commercial, alternative, and operational sectors). The team was set up in 2010 and has become one the largest providers of alternative finance on commercial real estate in Europe, having invested €4.3bn in c. 90 transactions across 10 funds or strategies as of September 2021. The Team successfully raised over €5bn of capital since 2010, with over €1bn recently raised for the new flagship LREDS IV and value-add focused funds.
Role and Accountabilities:
As a full time, analyst, you will be supported with training and exposure to our most experienced leaders. You will be responsible for analysing complex structured investment opportunities and supporting team members on all aspects of the investment process. You will also support team members in providing financial modelling, interacting with external advisors, performing detailed due diligence and preparing investment committee memorandums.
This role will see you quickly becoming an integral member of a market leading team with your own responsibilities and a clear progression pathway.
Required Qualifications & Experience:
No experience required. This person will be at a level of graduate Analyst in banking terms. Internship experience would be advantageous.
Highly numerate with an analytical Undergraduate and/or master’s degree (2.1 minimum or equivalent grade).
Good understanding and interest in real estate investments, with a knowledge of debt investments being advantageous.
Expected to have a good understanding of financial modelling in Excel.
Strong attention to detail, with an ability to concisely summarise information and work to demanding timelines.
A team player with excellent communication skills, strong work ethic and positive attitude.
European languages an advantage although not a must.
For more details, read the job description here.
Strategy Consulting Analyst (London office)
CIL helps clients to grow their businesses, build value and invest wisely. Our engagements typically involve an M&A element, primarily to advise private equity firms who are looking to invest in high growth businesses. As an Analyst, you will test commercial hypotheses, carry out analysis and play a key role in debating and refining hypotheses on our structured project teams.
Baillie Gifford Opportunities
Baillie Gifford’s Investment Research Programme
Curious about the world?
At Baillie Gifford, we’re looking for people with curiosity and potential to join us on our Investment Research programme.
We’re interested in people not degrees. That’s why our graduate trainees come from a range of backgrounds and skillsets. So, whether philosopher, mathematician, politics graduate or linguist, you can discover your potential here.
As a leading investment management firm, Baillie Gifford, delivers outstanding results to our diverse portfolio of clients across the globe. To achieve this, we need inquisitive minds to help us ensure long-term growth and innovation. In return, we’ll help you make the most of your skills and talents.
On this programme you can expect to:
Rotate through a series of year-long placements, experiencing each team's distinct approach to investment
Benefit from a supportive environment where you'll work alongside investment experts, learning the skills you need to succeed
Achieve your IMC and CFA professional qualifications, as you progress through a structured learning programme
You can choose to apply to either our Equity or Multi-Asset and Income programme streams. Plus, you'll have the chance to travel within the UK and internationally.
Baillie Gifford Events
To find out more about the life, culture, and work at Baillie Gifford, register to join us at our online events.
Find out more about our Investment Research Programme from our programme managers and current graduate trainees. You’ll hear about the structure of the programme, along with advice on the application process and the training opportunities. Open to students in their penultimate or final year of study from any subject area.
If you haven’t considered working in investment management before, this is an opportunity to find out where your skills might fit. We’ll be answering questions like: What is investment management? What roles and career paths are available at Baillie Gifford? What is the culture and working environment like? Open to final and penultimate year students from any subject.
An opportunity to meet some of our Black employees, who will be happy to share their experiences of working at Baillie Gifford and answer any questions you have about their roles, the firm and living in Edinburgh. We’ll also be sharing top tips for the application process. Numbers are limited, so, please reserve your place by Friday 23rd September.
Representatives from our Investment Management team will talk about the best and most challenging parts of their roles. You’ll hear their honest views on why they joined Baillie Gifford and what motivates them to do their job every day. There’s also the opportunity to ask questions at the end. Open to students from all year groups and subject areas.
Join us for a networking event on Zoom with female graduate trainees and Investment Analysts from our Investment Research teams. You’ll have the chance to ask questions, hear their application tips and find out more about the realities of the role. Open to final and penultimate year female students studying any degree subject. Numbers are limited, so please reserve your place by Tuesday 11th October.