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ACADEMIES

Applications Open: 

Rolling from 24 May (limited space so apply early) for Finance,

Corporate Law, Consulting

Real Estate and Insurance will open in the Autumn Term.  

Application Deadlines

Finance & Consulting: 8 July 2024

Corporate Law: 29 July 2024

Commitment: 15-20 hours of online sessions, 2-day London in-person days and ongoing support and engagement 

WHAT IS IT? 

Academies are designed to give you the knowledge, skills and connections

to access competitive industries.  

We currently run academies for Finance, Consulting, Corporate Law, Real Estate and Insurance.

BENEFITS

SEO London has 25 years of experience helping students like you secure a dream role in a competitive industry. The academy is delivered by sector leaders from our sponsor firms, SEO alumni and SEO London specialist staff and will help you to: 

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Build the depth of industry knowledge required to impress at interview

Immerse yourself in real-life industry scenarios

Take your CV from good to standout

Develop and practice industry-required technical skills

 Identify the key differences between industry roles, firm types & application journeys

 Reflect on strengths and areas for development in the application process

Practice and develop on your interview skills

Learn to love networking and make multiple peer and industry connections to support your career

KEY CONTENT
  • Industry spotlights and hot topics with sector leaders

  • Case studies exploration with industry professionals

  • CV and interview workshops

  • Technical training

  • Scenario activities to ‘have a go’ at typical industry activities

  • Networking

  • Feedback and support from SEO London staff and industry volunteers

WHO IS IT FOR?

We select high-potential participants based on their willingness to learn, interest and eligibility for the industry and their commitment to giving their time to support others.

To be eligible for an academy you need to:

  • Have completed the registration process to confirm your eligibility for SEO London

  • Have attended at least 5 hours of SEO London events (Lunch & Learns, workshops)

  • Have not attended an academy in 2024

  • Be available for internships this summer

  • Be in the right year of study

 

Different industries offer internship eligibility based on your year of study. See the table below.  

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CONTACT US

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HOW TO APPLY

STEP 1

 Apply on the Portal (accessible following registration with SEO London)

STEP 2

Submit a well-formatted CV which will assess your interest in the industry

STEP 3

Respond to 2-3 competency questions assessing your motivation and commitment to learning and attending the full academy.

 

We will continually review applications but due to the volume of applications we receive we may not be able to share the outcome of your application until mid-July.

TESTIMONIALS

"I enjoyed the fact that there were a range of diverse speakers from all different types of companies and areas of finance. As a young women it’s a bit daunting trying to get into a male dominated industry but SEO made sure to get many women in high positions to come and talk with us on which I really liked. I also liked seeing all the range within finance jobs. Finance is such a big industry with so many different areas so it was great to see lots of different types of jobs being covered throughout the academy."

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