WHAT IS IT?
Summer Academy - Finance is an education programme focussed on a deeper exploration of investment banking, capital markets and asset management. It is designed to help you gain a competitive edge through learning, networking and access to elite firms and get you ready for the fast-paced internship recruitment period.
THE PROGRAMME WILL HELP YOU:
Develop stronger knowledge about the industry through the 5-day in-person Academy
Get assessed by industry professionals in a Mock Assessment Centre delivering a stock pitch and taking part in a group exercise
Enhance your employability skills with CV & interview workshops, application guidance and prep materials
Join an exclusive networking event joined by firm reps from across over 25 sponsor firms
Gain access to inside some of the most elite financial institutions via invitations to in-firm Masterclasses*
Get recommended to our sponsor firms as a way to highlight your application not only as an SEO Candidate but as a motivated and driven young person who SEO London champions
*Students who attend all 5 days and undertake a Mock AC will be prioritised for attending Masterclasses and are more likely to be Recommended to our sponsor firms.
WHAT DOES THE
Investment Banking: M&A, Restructuring, ECM/DCM
Financial statements and more with WallStreetPrep
Markets: Sales & Trading and Research
Asset Classes: Equities, Credit, Rates, FX
Asset Management: Alternatives, Asset Management, ESG
Prep and deliver a stock pitch and work as a team on a group exercise.
Join one of 7 sessions from July to September.
As well as learning from industry professionals, you will hear from SEO Alumni who have carved out careers in finance and get advice and guidance for crafting the best applications.
WHO IS IT FOR?
If you did not attend a Spring Week, or convert your Spring Week, and want to make competitive Summer Internship applications for the 2025 intake, this programme is for you.
If you are not currently an SEO London candidate, register here.
THE APPLICATION PROCESS
Due to the limited capacity on this programme, students have to apply and are not guaranteed a place. However, to maximise your chances of securing a place here’s some key information:
Students who have attended AT LEAST one SEO London Event (Employability Workshops, Coffee with SEO, all Spring into, other SEO Programmes) will be prioritised.
If you are interested in getting a place on the programme, register using the link below to receive updates and information on upcoming support events:
Successful applicants demonstrate basic-good understanding of finance and a good level of commercial awareness.
Make sure to apply with a copy of your most recent CV (It’s mandatory for you to be considered further).
Rolling vetting: 250 places only
Please remember, this is a competitive application process. Successful candidates will be contacted if they have secured a place on the Academy. Please check your spam/junkmail for emails from the SEO Banking team and whitelist our email so you don’t miss anything.
If you have any questions about this event, contact us below.