Bright Network Black Talent in Banking

3 Mar 2021, 12:30 p.m.

This March, we’re looking for 75+ of our top black heritage members interested in careers in banking to join us for our inaugural Black Talent in Banking event.

Whether you’re already set on a career in the sector or simply want to find out more about the industry, this is an unmissable opportunity to meet six leading graduate employers and learn more about each firm’s commitment to celebrating inclusion and diversity.

Why attend

Meet six top banking firms

Gain invaluable insights into the banking industry and learn more about each firm’s commitment to celebrating inclusion and diversity in the workplace and beyond.

Enhance your applications

By taking part in bite-sized skills sessions from each of our six partner firms, you’ll learn more about key skills banking firms look for in future graduates and how to boost your applications. Attendees will also receive a certificate for taking part.

Hear from industry leaders

Be inspired and hear about the career journeys of leaders within the banking industry and how you could follow in their footsteps.

Who can attend

Undergraduate black heritage students at university in the UK, graduating in 2022 or 2023 (or 2024 if already at university and on a four-year course)

On track for at least a 2:1 and have demonstrated academic excellence throughout their education

Have the unrestricted right to work in the UK after graduation

Additional skills gained from extracurricular activities/work experience will be viewed favourably

Employers joining us


3 Mar 2021

1 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

HSBC introduction and keynote

1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Roundtables and skills sessions

Spend 20 minutes with each of our six partner firms, during which time each firm will present a short skills session and have time for a Q&A.

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Panel session: Diversity in Banking

4:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Event wrap up, takeaways and next steps


Frequently asked questions

Please note all timings on the agenda for Bright Network Black Talent in Banking correspond with Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)

If you have any questions about Black Talent in Banking, we have gathered all the most frequently asked questions here. If you have any other questions please get in touch with our Events Team -

Apply today

We expect this event to reach capacity quickly, so we recommend getting your application in as soon as possible to secure your spot. Let us know if you have any questions and we look forward to seeing you on 3rd March.

Apply now