I want to work in...Investment
This list of links and resources has been carefully compiled by our Careers Consultants and Careers Information Team to provide you with the key knowledge you need if you are considering a career in this line of work. All the links are reviewed regularly to ensure the source is reliable and the information is accurate and relevant.
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Accountancy, Banking and Finance (PROSPECTS)
Investment Management (TARGETjobs)
Typical Job Profiles
Investment Banking (TARGETjobs)
Investment Analyst (PROSPECTS)
Investment Fund Manager (AllaboutCareers)
WikiJob Job roles, List of banks etc
CFA Society of the UK Investment profession career guide
FIA (Futures Industry Association) list of members
Investorwords online financial glossary
Opening City Doors to London Financial Market employment, including Careers Advice
Unofficial guide to Banking impartial overview of the industry
Alternative Investment Management Association - global trade association for hedge funds. includes large number of links for further research.
International Capital Market Association - the directory of members firms is great for finding potential employers.
International Swaps and Derivatives Association - global trade association representing participants in the privately negotiated derivatives industry.
London Energy Brokers Association - industry association representing brokers in London's oil, power, natural gas and related markets. Includes links to member broking companies.
London Metal Exchange - the world centre for non-ferrous metal trading. Includes information about the exchange and a listing of member companies.
Ethical Investment Research Service - provider of independent research into corporate behaviour which is used by ethical investors to enable them to make informed decisions.
Private Equity - A look at Career in Private Equity (BrightNetwork)
Career Paths in Private Equity (eFinancialCareers)
Job sites and specialist recruiters
TARGETjobs Investment banking and investment gradaute jobs, internships and expert careers advice
Inside Careers: Banking, Securities and Investments Careers information and graduate jobs
HFM Global - independent news and information. Includes a section on Industry jobs, and on occastion, graduate positions.
Debt Management Office - an Executive Agency of HM Treasury. Includes a section on recruitment.
Useful online resources
eFinancialCareers Students Information
Learn the Jargon unoffocial guide to banking
FCA Have produced a list of banks and allows you to filter on a wide range of firms
Which career: Investment Banking from Manchester University Careers Service
Bankers by Day - careers in banking and finance blog
Diversity Project: Young Hires
Free online course from CFA: Investment Foundations
Free online course from Bloomberg: Bloomberg Market Concepts
CFA Institute - Global Association of Investment Professionals
To find out more about what it's like to work in this career, use the LinkedIn alumni tool to make contact with Strathclyde alumni working in this area.
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