Presentation on Commercial Awareness

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Daisy Wootten, Emma Franck-Gwinnell and Jonathan Isted at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer have kindly shared this presentation on commercial awareness with DUWIB. Part 2 of 2 below.

Presentation on Commercial Awareness

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Daisy Wootten, Emma Franck-Gwinnell and Jonathan Isted at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer have kindly shared this presentation on commercial awareness with DUWIB. Part 1 of 2 below.

Advice from a future trainee solicitor

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Alanna Gardella, a future trainee solicitor, has kindly written this piece for DUWIB about her experiences applying to commercial law firms and being a part of the Aspiring Solicitors AS Aspire programme. We hope you enjoy reading her advice and insights! My name is Alanna Gardella, and I am a future trainee solicitor at Herbert… Read more »

Meet Imogen – one of Newton’s Graduate Consultants

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Hear from our sponsor, Newton Europe and their people! Meet Imogen – one of Newton’s Graduate Consultants Considering a career in consulting but want some more insight? We caught up with one of our current Graduate Consultants, Imogen Flynn, to find out what life is like at Newton as a new recruit. Age: 24Time at… Read more »

Temping – What It Is and Why It Is a Great Experience

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Over the summer, rather than sitting around at home, I decided to have a go at temping. Temping is temporary office work and can last from 1 day to several months. I believed that temping would be beneficial, as it would help me learn new skills and gain further work experience, whilst also earning money…. Read more »

Work Experience at an Insurance Brokerage House

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At the beginning of first year, I wasn’t exactly sure on what I wanted to do with my career – it seemed so far away and so alien that I didn’t really know where to start looking. So, after I felt settled into life in Durham, I managed to sort out a couple of weeks… Read more »

Executive Committee Applications 2017

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Applications for our executive committee are now open for the following positions: • Co-Presidents • Treasurer • Sponsorship Officer • Web Manager • Marketing Manager • Events Manager (5x) To apply, please email women.inbusiness@durham.ac.uk with • Name, degree, year and college • Position/s applying for (1st choice and 2nd choice) • Your CV and headshot… Read more »

Get ahead of the game: why Spring Week internships are worth it

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“Spring Week”, also known as “Spring Insight Week”, refer to internship programmes for first year students in a 3-year degree or second year in a 4-year degree.  All bulge bracket banks have these programmes and their aim is to give students an insight into the investment banking industry via seminars, work shadowing and other interactive… Read more »

My Mini-Pupillage at a London Chambers

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Notorious for its prestigious reputation, a career at the Bar is not one to be underestimated. My experience as a mini pupil at Hardwicke Chambers earlier this November confirmed this infamous reputation: late nights, early mornings and stacks of meticulous paperwork.  Situated in Lincolns Inn, the composure and calmness away from the busy London streets… Read more »

Asset Management and My First Taste of the City

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This summer I spent 2 weeks working in a small Asset Management firm in the City of London. I had a limited understanding of how the stock market really works, with most of my impressions being based on films such as the Big Short and Floored. I was initially intimidated by all the financial terms… Read more »