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Blog posts about careers in banking. Please visit the banking section of our website for more information.

Taking the Career Plunge

Guest blog from Tamara Oprea, Associate Director Sales and Business Development – Financial Markets at IHS Markit Ltd.
“There I was, after all those years of studying and hard work, with a Banking, Finance and Management degree under my belt, ready to take on my career! So many paths and career choices, from banking to corporates, to analytics, to financial […]

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    Investigate all avenues when pursuing your career path – tips from an LSE alum

Investigate all avenues when pursuing your career path – tips from an LSE alum

Guest blog by Leanne Snipper (BA Geography 2007) who is a Senior Risk Manager at BNY Mellon:
Choosing the organisation you want to work for is as equally important as the job you are responsible for. It’s easy to forget that your working life takes up a large proportion of each day and therefore your future happiness is just as […]

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Insider tips – working in banking

Guest blog by LSE alumna Sanya Ahmed (Philosophy and Economics) who now works for BNP Paribas as a Financials Sector Specialist:

My day-to-day role
I come in anytime between 6:15am and 6:30 and check the morning and overnight news on my sector and post any relevant news on a chat with the traders in a summary form. Traders by nature (sorry […]

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Insider tips – getting into banking

Guest blog by LSE alumna Sobia Shaikh who now works for RBS Corporate and Institutional Banking:
I studied Economics at LSE because I had a genuine passion for the subject matter and its relevance to everyday life. I hadn’t really planned what I wanted to do once I had finished university, but towards the end of my first term at […]

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