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These are just a selection of the opportunities available. To view other opportunities please visit Career Connect via MUSE or on the Careers Service website.

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Finance (Summer Placement) at GSK

Where: Multiple

Deadline: December 31, 2017

Type: Internship

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About the Company:

We are a science-led global healthcare company that researches and develops innovative Pharmaceuticals, Vaccines and Consumer Healthcare products. These help millions of people around the world do more, feel better and live longer.

Our commercial success depends on creating innovative products and making these accessible to as many people who need them as possible. By achieving this, we will be able to grow our business and provide benefits to patients, consumers, society, our employees and our shareholders. We have a significant global commercial presence in more than 150 markets, a network of 84 manufacturing sites in 36 countries and large R&D centres in the UK, USA, Belgium and China.

About the Role:

Finance in our business is not just about numbers. It’s about adding value and shaping strategy for the business. Our finance team works in partnership with the whole organisation to drive business planning, manage costs and maximise our cash flow. This helps us to generate new revenue for investment in research and development (R&D) and enhance returns for our shareholders.

We offer summer placements that typically last 10 to 12 weeks. These are aimed at students who have the skills and experience to add value to our company, as well as the potential to build a long-term career with us.

We offer a wide-range of finance summer placements, with experiences in different business units and exposure to many different finance roles. You'll do a real job, with responsibilities and deliverables, whether you're embedded within our research and development (R&D), commercial, manufacturing or corporate functions. Throughout you'll be part of our global finance community, with exposure to senior stakeholders, gaining a solid grounding in financial management and business awareness in a fast-paced, global organisation.

You'll be working somewhere that’s deeply committed to personal and professional development – offering a range of ongoing and tailored learning opportunities. You'll earn trust and respect, and have the chance to develop your career in a company spanning an incredibly diverse collection of businesses and geographies. You'll also have the opportunity to flourish in an environment where personal growth plays a vital part in the changing face of the business. Most of all, you'll enjoy the sense of purpose that comes from working in an industry that touches the lives of millions of people every day.

Requirements:

We are looking for undergraduates in any year of study expecting to achieve at least a 2.1 degree (or equivalent) in any discipline. You should have strong communication skills and be passionate about working in a collaborative team environment. We are looking for people who are detailed, conceptual and who have the discipline to lead by example. You will be working in a fast-paced and demanding environment so it is also important you have a flexible and target focused working style.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit:

https://gsk.gradweb.uk.com/graduates2018/spbofinance.aspx

Operations Summer Intern at Royal Bank of Canada

Where: Greater London

Deadline: December 31, 2017

Type: Internship

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Application Deadline: Rolling; early application recommended.

About:

Royal Bank of Canada is a premier investment bank that provides a focused set of products and services to institutions, corporations, governments and high net worth clients in over 100 countries.

We understand that the first steps in any career in finance are critical. With that in mind, we have the right formula to provide you with the opportunities and professional development you need to turn those first steps into a rewarding career.

You'll be part of a company with a superior financial track record, credit rating and reputation. In fact, we maintained a high credit rating throughout the financial crisis.

Our Operations services include internal and external clients and covers key processes across all asset classes. It is a very demanding and challenging working environment as we play a key role in safeguarding against the risk of loss resulting from inadequate or failed internal processes, systems and from external events. We must therefore ensure we are able to process the business with high levels of control and efficiency.

We are committed to hiring the best graduates as we understand the value of growing talent from within the Summer Intern Programme and the significance that this diversity brings to our workforce.

Programme Details

Our Operations Summer Intern programme offers the opportunity to join an Operations team throughout the programme, gaining hands-on experience and working alongside people who have a wealth of knowledge. You can demonstrate your skills from the offset and will receive constructive direction and feedback throughout your placement.

You will receive mid and end-of-summer reviews as well as constructive feedback from your business manager throughout your placement.

The programme also features a Speaker Series - regular information sessions given by our leading market professionals. There are also several educational and social events throughout the eight week programme.

Great care and resources have been devoted to ensure that at the end of the programme you have a solid understanding of the elements necessary for a successful career in Operations at RBC.

What do we look for?

We are not prescriptive on the subject of your degree. Whether you're a philosophy student or an engineer, we're more interested in:

  • An agile intellect
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills
  • An awareness of global economic issues and a genuine interest in the international financial markets
  • Creativity, logic, interpersonal skills and inner drive all come into the equation

How to apply:

Apply online at http://campus.rbccm.com

Corporate Affairs Graduate Scheme at Virgin Media

Where: Greater London

Deadline: December 31, 2017

Type: Graduate

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About Virgin Media

Main business: IT

Our customers expect to be dazzled. Whether it’s TV, mobile, home phone or super-fast broadband services across the UK, at Virgin Media we’re 110% focused on making their lives easier, richer and a little bit more fun.

Virgin Media is a place where things happen, and we give our people the power to make them happen. Because it's not just about changing the game for our customers, our business, and the industry. It's about changing the game for our people too. We turn them on to new experiences and big opportunities, ignite what makes them great and empower them to make their time with us their own. Together, we turn it on.

About the Programme

It’s Corporate Affairs’ responsibility to strengthen and defend Virgin Media’s reputation. To deliver this responsibility we’ve built a dynamic department consisting of four areas: Communications and Purpose, Public and Media Relations, Public and Regulatory Affairs as well as Regional Affairs. The Corporate Affairs scheme involves rotating across all four of these areas, giving you a deep understanding of Corporate Affairs, strong knowledge of a diverse range of topics and issues, as well as fantastic exposure to internal and external stakeholders.

How to Apply

Please apply via Virgin Media website: https://careers.virginmedia.com/early-careers/graduates-interns/graduate-schemes/corporate-affairs/

Commercial Management Industrial Placement at BT

Where: England - London

Deadline: December 31, 2017

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

BT is one of the world's leading communications services companies. We serve the needs of customers in the UK and in 180 countries worldwide. Our main activities are the provision of fixed-line services, broadband, mobile and TV products and services as well as networked IT services.

About the Role:

Starting in September 2018, you will work in one of our revenue generating teams in an expanding space in BT.

Building our customer base while working to make sure our current clients’ needs are fully met are essential parts of our business. As a Commercial Management intern you’ll get exposure to what it takes to generate revenue in an organisation.

It will be real life work, supporting a real life team. You’ll also get exposure to working in a truly global company, as well as the opportunity to develop important management, communication and team work skills. As you’ll be involved in the decision making process on key projects, you’ll also get to see your decisions play out. How’s that for ‘on the job’ learning?

Reqirements:

If you’re not really one to stand still and are itching to continue that journey after university, there’s a whole world of discovery for you here at BT. Whichever role you join us in, it’s vital that you demonstrate a great fit with our culture, our purpose and our focus on putting customers first. We’re also looking for:

  • Team players
  • Results driven workers
  • People who love to learn and develop
  • Those who embrace change
  • Workers who will take ownership
  • The ability to network and forge relationships with others
  • Those who can innovate and drive improvements
  • The ability to apply commercial awareness

We value diversity and inclusion, which is why we encourage and welcome applications from absolutely everybody! It doesn’t matter about background or which university you studied at.

We hire with the future in mind – yours as well as ours. We’re always thinking about what we can offer you, where you your future might take you. Might take us.

To apply for this opportunity, you will need to meet the following criteria:

  • On track for a 2.1 degree
  • Be in the penultimate year of your course

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit:

http://www.btplc.com/Careercentre/earlycareers/graduates/Findajob/commercialmanagementindustrial/index.htm?jobId=113

Risk Management Summer Intern at Royal Bank of Canada

Where: Greater London

Deadline: December 31, 2017

Type: Internship

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Application Deadline: Rolling; early application recommended.

About Royal Bank of Canada:

Royal Bank of Canada is a premier investment bank that provides a focused set of products and services to institutions, corporations, governments and high net worth clients in over 100 countries. We understand that the first steps in any career in finance are critical. With that in mind, we have the right formula to provide you with the opportunities and professional development you need to turn those first steps into a rewarding career. You'll be part of a company with a superior financial track record, credit rating and reputation. In fact, we maintained a high credit rating throughout the financial crisis.

Interns will gain hands-on experience within our Risk Management function and career-building mentorship. Every year we recruit successful applicants into our London office for many of our teams within Risk Management.

Programme Details:

As a Summer Intern you will be placed within a key area of our Risk Management function, providing valuable insights into how a major international investment bank works, as well as giving you the experience you need to kick-start your career.

You will gain hands-on experience working directly with traders, marketers and other risk managers as well as varying asset classes; including foreign exchange, commodities, fixed income, credit and equity; both derivatives and cash.

During the course of the programme, Summer Interns are given various projects to complete which may include:

  • Key research for new initiatives
  • Market analysis
  • Assist with presentations
  • Developing and editing reports for senior management
  • Supporting the area that keeps the firm functioning at industry-leading levels

You will receive mid and end-of-summer reviews as well as constructive feedback from your business manager throughout your placement.

The programme also features a Speaker Series - regular information sessions given by our leading market professionals as well as trading simulation activities. There are also several educational and social events throughout the programme.

Great care and resources have been devoted to ensure that at the end of the programme you have a solid understanding of the elements necessary for a successful career in the Risk Management function.

What do we look for?

We are not prescriptive on the subject of your degree. Whether you’re a philosophy student or an engineer, we’re more interested in:

  • An agile intellect
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills
  • An awareness of global economic issues and a genuine interest in the international financial markets
  • Creativity, logic, interpersonal skills and inner drive all come into the equation

How to apply:

Apply online at http://campus.rbccm.com

Business 12 Month Placement at Virgin Media

Where: England - South East England

Deadline: December 31, 2017

Type: Placement Year

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About Virgin Media

Main business: IT

Our customers expect to be dazzled. Whether it’s TV, mobile, home phone or super-fast broadband services across the UK, at Virgin Media we’re 110% focused on making their lives easier, richer and a little bit more fun.

Virgin Media is a place where things happen, and we give our people the power to make them happen. Because it's not just about changing the game for our customers, our business, and the industry. It's about changing the game for our people too. We turn them on to new experiences and big opportunities, ignite what makes them great and empower them to make their time with us their own. Together, we turn it on.

About the Programme

Our 12 month internships are based in Hook. You’ll gain some amazing experience within one of our key business areas such as Marketing, Commercial or Customer Operations. We’ll give you lots of hands on experience and a valuable insight into the business to business (B2B) world. Managing your workload as well as building relationships with key stakeholders, you’ll learn some valuable skills no matter where your career path takes you.

How to Apply

Please apply via Virgin Media website: https://careers.virginmedia.com/early-careers/graduates-interns/intern-schemes/virgin-media-business/

Strategic Business Management - Graduate scheme at E.ON

Where: England - East Midlands

Deadline: December 31, 2017

Type: Graduate

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Starting salary: £29,000
Duration: 24 months - 4 six-month placements
Location: UK-wide opportunities with an international placement (usually Sweden or Germany)

The Strategic Business Management team supports E.ON in the development of Strategy, Regulation & Corporate Affairs, Operational Excellence and Energy Solutions, the latter covering diverse areas such as B2B solutions, Portfolio Management and Market Operations.

What you'll do:

You’ll gain commercial exposure aligned to the strategic direction of the company. Be expected to contribute from day one to drive commercial success. You’ll take on four placements across the following areas:

  • Strategy;
  • Regulation & Corporate Affairs;
  • Operational Excellence;
  • Energy Solutions.

As you progress through the scheme, you’ll be picking up valuable qualifications and honing your leadership skills on the way.

What we're looking for:

Natural enthusiasm, drive and flair for leadership. A strategic thinker with a structured approach to work and goals. And a passion for the energy sector.

  • You’ll be on track to achieve a minimum 2:1 Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in any subject;
  • Flexible about working abroad.

Please note: our graduate schemes fill up quickly so it pays to apply well before the closing date to avoid disappointment. We begin assessing candidates in November and we may close a scheme early if all places are filled.

How to apply:

Please apply through the website: https://www.eon-uk-careers.com/en/careers/graduates-and-undergraduates/graduate-schemes/strategic-business-management.html

Analyst Graduate Scheme at Virgin Media

Where: United Kingdom

Deadline: December 31, 2017

Type: Graduate

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About Virgin Media

Main business: IT

Our customers expect to be dazzled. Whether it’s TV, mobile, home phone or super-fast broadband services across the UK, at Virgin Media we’re 110% focused on making their lives easier, richer and a little bit more fun.

Virgin Media is a place where things happen, and we give our people the power to make them happen. Because it's not just about changing the game for our customers, our business, and the industry. It's about changing the game for our people too. We turn them on to new experiences and big opportunities, ignite what makes them great and empower them to make their time with us their own. Together, we turn it on.

About the Programme

On this scheme you’ll enjoy some challenging but exciting rotations across areas including Consumer Analytics, Business Intelligence, Strategy & Planning, with a bit of Insight and Network Expansion thrown in too. You’ll learn loads about strategy, insight, data mining, and business improvement as you hone your commercial, analytical and financial skills. Mad for data? Great! You’ll love the fact that we’ll let you loose with large and complex datasets. And imagine the fun you’ll have as you grow your understanding of the financial and operational impact of data analysis as you learn to play with a range of software and tools. Throughout your varied rotations, you’ll have a key role delivering improvements that make things better for the business and for our customers.

How to Apply

Please apply via Virgin Media website: https://careers.virginmedia.com/early-careers/graduates-interns/graduate-schemes/analyst/