Summer School

Become an Investment Banker

3 day programme starting on 19th August 2019.
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What is working in Investment Banking really like?

What is Investment Banking? How do you get a job in Financial Services? How do you find a banking and finance internship or graduate job?

If you’re a university student who is seriously considering a career in Investment Banking: We invite you to come along to our three-day, jam-packed interactive programme that targets these questions and helps point you in the right direction for your career.

The programme will include:

  • A solid overview of the investment banking and financial services sector. We break down confusing industry jargon and increase your commercial awareness.
  • You’ll get an insight into the different role opportunities such as: IPO’s Mergers and Acquisitions; Corporate Finance; Capital Markets; Asset Management; Private Equity and Private Banking.
  • Academic training around the fundamentals of investment banking: Learn about pricing stocks and valuing companies.
  • Learn to trade – an interactive afternoon trading on the financial markets using a real time trading platform.
  • Career support – co-create a career strategy to support you in landing your first role in the sector including a meeting with a qualified career coach offering you support.
  • Create a financial services CV that has real and proven impact in securing interviews.
  • Professional networking events – Meet and hear from leading Investment Banking Professionals, alumni and staff from The London Institute of Banking & Finance.
  • City of London tour 

Timetable of the programme

Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

Introduction to LIBF and programme aims. Overview of the banking and finance sector.

Lecture on the fundamentals of investment banking: pricing stocks and valuing companies

Careers and employability workshop: learn about the skills needed to succeed in banking and finance. Creating a professional CV tailored for the sector.

Mid-morning & Lunch
Investment banking panel talk and networking lunch.

Mid-morning & Lunch
Lunch and tour of London City.

Mid-morning & Lunch
Asset Management panel talk and networking lunch.

Talk on careers in the banking and finance sector.

Learn to trade workshop: live trading exercise.

Individual career coaching session and creating of career strategy and planning.

Free time.

Free time.

Completion ceremony and networking evening with professionals from the banking and finance sector.

Entry criteria

  • English GCSE grade C or international equivalent or evidence of meeting our English Language requirements if you are a non-native speaker;
  • Maths GCSE grade C or international equivalent;
  • Name of the University and course you are currently studying; and
  • What year you are in;

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Contact us

If you have any questions about the Summer School Modules please contact our Admissions Team at +44(0)20 7337 6293/4 or email

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