BDO - Summer School Programme
Aimed at Year 12 BDO’s Summer School programme offers a useful insight into the BDO culture with the opportunity to work on real client assignments alongside BDO Managers and Partners. The programme offers the opportunity to prepare for and secure a place on the full time School Leaver programme. The programme also enables you to develop your skills and experiences whilst building your contacts and gaining a true understanding of how a professional services firm operates helping you with your career decisions.
Overview of BDO: http://www.directions.org.uk/employers/bdo/
Programme Overview: http://www.directions.org.uk/news/bdo-summer-school-programme-open/
Date and Location: The placement runs for two weeks from 28th July to 8th August 2014
Locations: Bristol, Ipswich, Glasgow, London, Guildford
Requirements: 280 UCAS points
Apply Online: http://www.bdoschoolleavers.co.uk/page.aspx/Summer-School
PwC - Business Insight Week
Are you in Year 12 with an interest in business? Are you thinking about your next steps once you leave school or college? You’ll kick-start the week with a day’s training where you’ll get to meet everyone else doing the Business Insight Week. Still recruiting for Belfast.
Apply Online: http://www.pwc.co.uk/careers/schools/flying-start-degrees/business-insight-week.jhtml
Closing date for applications: The programme is almost full
HSBC’s Inspiring Potential Insight Event
Want to learn more about the investment banking industry? HSBC is offering outstanding students in Year 13, studying A-levels and equivalent the chance to learn more about this industry through a series of interactive presentations and workshops. This event is for students eligible for free school meals OR the first generation in your family intending to attend university.
Programme Overview: http://www.directions.org.uk/news/hsbc-insight-days-now-open/
Date and Location: 28 July, London
Requirements: Final Year 13 A-level or equivalent who intend attending university in 2014, 320 UCAS points, GCSE B in Maths and English, must be eligible for free school meals OR the first generation in your family to attend university.
Apply Online: http://www.directions.org.uk/news/hsbc-insight-days-now-open/
HSBC’s Aspiring Female Potential Insight Programme
If you are female and you know you would like to explore a careers in investment banking after university, the Aspiring Female Potential Programme, has been designed an early insight into the world of investment banking and you'll be offered a glimpse of what the future could hold for you. You'll spend three days with HSBC learning about the various functions of a global investment bank, meeting inspirational people from across HSBC, and developing skills that will be beneficial not only at school but at university and beyond. It's a chance for you to strengthen your CV and gain practical networking opportunities for your future. During the programme, successful applicants will participate in classroom-based presentations, case studies, interactive seminars, skills sessions and trading floor tours.
Programme Overview: http://www.directions.org.uk/news/hsbc-aspiring-female-insight-programme/
Date and Location: 6-8 August, London
Requirements: Final Year 13 A-Level or equivalent females who intend attending university in 2014, 320 UCAS points, GCSE B in Maths and English
Apply Online: http://www.hsbc.com/careers/studentsandgraduates/events/events-information