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Investment Insight Day for Finalists

Posted on behalf of Ruffer. Blogged by Julia Hilton on 08/10/2018.

Considering a career in investment? Notice that most Insight Days are usually aimed at first year students? We’ve found one for finalists! Ruffer will be hosting an Insight Day on Friday 19 October at their London office aimed at finalists. Applications closing fast.

This will be a unique opportunity to learn more about what Ruffer does. There will be a number of workshops, presentations and skills sessions as well as the chance to meet with various members of their client facing and investment teams and in-house research team.

Ruffer aims to provide attendees with a better understanding of how to navigate the complex world of finance, as well as providing an insight into what a career at Ruffer looks like. Ruffer welcomes applications from all students regardless of degree subject.

If you are interested in coming along, details of how to apply are available on Ruffer’s website.

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Are YOU Ready to Experience the Exciting World of Corporate Deal-making?

Posted on behalf of Duff & Phelps. Blogged by Polly Metcalfe on 08/10/2018.

Duff & Phelps, a leading Valuation and Corporate Finance Advisory firm, is now accepting registrations for The Duff & Phelps YOUniversity Deal Challenge 2019. The 2019 program tests a broad range of skills including mergers and acquisitions advisory, transaction opinions, disputes and investigations and valuation advisory.

By working with team members to solve problems presented in a complex fact pattern, you’ll apply technical reasoning and critical thinking throughout key stages of the deal-making process. In the end, you’ll have a unique perspective on how a deal comes together–from start to finish. YOU could also walk away with thousands of dollars in scholarships or cash rewards! The winning team will receive equivalent to £15,000 total and runner-up teams will receive £6,000 total.

Registration for the YOUniversity Deal Challenge has begun and will continue until 26 October 2018. For rules, regulations and timeline for your country and to register, please visit the YOUniversity Deal Challenge page. You can also check out last year’s winners and other information about the competition.

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The Micro-Internship Programme has landed

Blogged by Internship Office on 05/10/2018.

Apply now for a placement in 9th or 10th week!

Applications for this term’s micro-internship opportunities are now open! More than 100 opportunities are available in gaming, fashion, consultancy, education, not-for-profits and more. Placements last 2-5 days, and come with expenses.

Sign-in to CareerConnect to see what’s on offer this term, and make up to two applications. Hurry though: the deadline is noon, Monday 22 October.

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Life as a Patent Attorney, Kilburn & Strode

Blogged by Claire Chesworth on 04/10/2018.

When: Thursday 11 October, 12 noon
Where: Careers Service

This talk by Kilburn & Strode will give you a brief overview of what it’s like to work as a Patent Attorney as well as an introduction to the firm. No need to book; just turn up.

If you are unable to attend but are interested in this work then don’t forget that there will be several patent firms at the Science, Engineering and Technology Fair on Saturday 27 October.

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Advocacy Day at Grays Inn – Deadline Extended

Posted on behalf of Gray’s Inn. Blogged by Annie Dutton on 04/10/2018.

University Advocacy Day at Gray’s Inn – Deadline to attend is now extended to noon, 8 October, 2018

Do you want to be a barrister?  Do you know what will be required of you as you pursue a career at the Bar?

Apply to attend this Advocacy Day on Saturday 20 October 2018, 13:00 to 19:30 (which is free of charge with subsidised travel). It is a unique opportunity for those interested in a career at the bar and who are not yet members of an Inn of Court.

The day offers an opportunity to meet and listen to what leading barristers say are the key elements of good advocacy; to participate in a facilitated case analysis, ethics discussions and finally, under the guidance of accredited advocacy trainers, to get on your feet and perform some  advocacy.

Complete and submit an application via the Gray’s Inn website

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