About Finance

Pursuing an internship in a bank is a great step towards a career in the industry. Most banks offer a 10-12 week summer internship programme for students in their penultimate year of study. In addition, many firms also offer a spring week course during the Easter holidays for students in their first year (or their second year of a four year course). Students interested in investment banking may want to take a look at the sponsor information and suggested reading list below.


Check out our sponsors Bank of America Merrill Lynch, BlackRock, BNP Paribas, Deutsche Bank and Goldman Sachs for more information on their opportunities within finance.

Suggested Reading

Global Markets (Trading, Sales, Research):

Liar’s Poker – Michael Lewis
When Genius Failed: The Rise and Fall of Long Term Capital Management – Roger Lowenstein
A Random Walk Down Wall Street – Burton Malkiel
The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life – Alice Schroeder
When Markets Collide – Mohammed El-Erian
How Markets Fail – John Cassidy
F.I.A.S.C.O – Frank Partnoy

Investment Banking Division (M&A, DCM, ECM):

Barbarians at the Gate: Fall of R.J.R Nabisco – Bryan Burrough and John Helyar
Den of Thieves – James B. Stewart
Last Man Standing – Duff McDonald
The House of Morgans – Ron Chernow
Too Big To Fail – Andrew Ross Sorkin
The Ascent of Money – Niall Furguson
The Death of Gentlemanly Capitalism – Philip Augar
The Partnership: The Making of Goldman Sachs – Charles D. Ellis