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Further Opportunities

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.

£15,000 Financial Times Bracken Bower Prize Award

The Financial Times Live are looking for young authors who can tackle emerging business themes or identify and analyse the trends of the future in business, economics, finance or management or even examine pressing business challenges in unique ways.

The Bracken Bower Prize will be awarded to the best proposal for a business book by an author under the age of 35 on 30 November, 2019. The proposal doesn’t need to be more than 5,000 words. You can find helpful guidelines on their website or alternatively, if you register your interest here, they will send you a guide created by one of our FT editors on how to write a winning proposal.

The Deadline for Submissions is 30 September, 2019 (5pm BST). However, they do advise that submissions be made a week early (16 September 2019). The Bracken Bower Prize will be given at the Business Book of the Year Award dinner, which will be held in New York on 3 December, 2019.

Royal Economics Society: Video Competition 2019

Undergraduate students have the chance to win £1,000 by creating a 3-minute video on a topical economic issue.

Individuals or teams of up to six students are invited to create a video exploring how economics can be used to understand current issues.

There are no set topics and your video can take whatever form you feel is appropriate (including animation, news bulletins or interviews) so long as it is clear and understandable to a wider audience.

As well as a £1,000 cash prize, the winner will receive a year’s student membership to the Royal Economic Society.

You have until Friday 26 July 2019 to submit your entry using the form on the RES website.

Barclays 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.

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.