Below are further opportunities ranging from scholarships, conferences, competitions and other events that you can get involved in during the course of your studies at Warwick. More information can be found by following the links.
The ONS Renaissance Prize
The ONS proudly presents its first ever economics prize competition, which challenges applicants to reflect on the improved measurement of the modern economy. This competition is open to undergraduate students across all UK universities. Applicants are invited to submit an essay of up to 2,500 words, and the winning candidate will get a prize worth £500, along with an opportunity to present their concept to our economic experts. The closing date for receipt of applications is 31 January 2019.
More information on the research topic and contact details can be found on their webpage.
RoME Master's Programme
Two years ago EIEF launched, together with LUISS university, the Rome Masters in Economics (RoME), a two-year Master’s program designed for a small group of talented and ambitious students. Applications are now open for these programmes.
Win: Expert Mentoring to Start Your Own Business with Barclays
You’ve been struck by a great tech idea that could help your community. You’ve got dreams of making your idea a business one day. The Barclays Local Genius challenge is on the hunt for business-minded students across the UK. With regional finals in Glasgow, London, Northampton and Radbroke (Knutsford) we’re throwing the net wide to find future entrepreneurs with real potential to help the community around them.
Find out more about the Local Genius challenge and apply before 15 February 2019.
Barclays Spring and Summer Internship Opportunities
Barclays are calling for innovative engineers and technologists, to develop and maintain game changing technology that will reshape the future of FinTech.
Their Tech focus areas are broad ranging from Cyber & Security, Development and Engineering, Data Science and Analytics and more. Whatever direction you take, their Developer programme will provide you with the opportunity to deploy your skills and expertise into real business projects, where your work will impact the lives of millions of colleagues, customers and clients worldwide.
You can apply to join Barclay's tech communities located in Glasgow, Knutsford and Northampton. Visit their website to explore their locations, work, tech firsts and working culture.
Business Analyst at First Circle in Manila
An opportunity has just come up from an ex-Warwick student who is currently working for one of the fastest growing fintech players in South-East Asia. This is a fantastic opportunity for a very high achiever looking to challenge themselves in the world's fastest growing markets.
Intern opportunities at SCB
SCB are currently accepting applications for their Internships which last 10 weeks.
As an intern, in the summer before your final year as a student, you'll work directly on real world problems to hone your skills, create lasting relationships and learn about your strengths. The Formal Internship Programme is intended to create a pipeline to the International Graduate Programme.
Learn more about their internships and how to apply.
Internship and Graduate Opportunities at HSBC
HSBC is looking for new students and graduates who are motivated by this purpose and are dedicated to building a sustainable business for the long-term. They are looking for collaborative and curious thinkers, with the courage to challenge the status quo and the motivation to make a positive impact for customers and communities.
If you are interested in finding out more information and applying to their graduate and internship programmes please take a look at their careers page.
Get into Teaching
Students who are interested in pursuing a career in teaching after graduating or just interested in ways to enter the field can simply register their interest here. There are no commitments in registering your interest so, if you find that you are no longer interested you can opt out at any time! This is an incredible opportunity to receive tailored advice and support. Here are 5 reasons to register:
- Handy hints and tips
- Support from an experienced teaching professional
- One-to-one tailored advice
- Help arranging school experience
- Access to teaching information event
For more information please contact Warwick campus ambassador for the Department for Education: Yasemin Sar (Y dot Sar at warwick dot ac dot uk)
Bloomberg Career Opportunities
Bloomberg have the following job advertisements online specifically for economics students interested in Finance related roles:
- Equity Fundamentals Analyst - Russian and Romanian Speaker
- Equity Fundamentals Analyst - Czech/Slovak speaker
- 2019 Analytics and Sales Programme
For more information regarding opportunities at Bloomberg, please reach out to your Bloomberg Campus Ambassador Tionne Tulloch-May via the details below.
LinkedIn: Tionne Tulloch-May
Are you the next Undergraduate of the Year?
The TARGETjobs Undergraduate of the Year Awards celebrates the UK's best undergraduates. It is the only undergraduate award in the UK and is widely recognised by graduate recruiters. The final shortlist of ten from each category are invited to the exclusive awards event in Canary Wharf, London on 26 April 2019 to network and dine with graduate recruiters before the winners are announced. Find out more information on the application process here.
International Student Trips and Events
Each year, the Go Global Team in the International Student Office coordinate a whole range of events and trips for out Global Student Community - for more information on these trips and events visit the webpage here.
Training Programme for Young BME Women
This programme is funded by the Higher Education Innovation Fund and the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Impact Acceleration Fund (via the University of Warwick). It is supported by our official partner, Muslim Women’s Network UK which is a leading national charity working to advance the rights of women from Muslim and ethnic minority communities. The programme trains women from Black, Asian and ethnic minority communities to be active citizens and take leadership roles in political and civic life. You will attend a series of workshops, in Birmingham between June 2018 and March 2019, designed to build your knowledge of British political and civic institutions and your knowledge and practical experience of ‘doing politics.’ For more information contact Dr Khursheed Wadia at email@example.com or Ms Risha Chauhan at firstname.lastname@example.org.