Start your career with our deadline guide of career opportunities for first years. It's essential to meet firms early and gain exclusive skills that will boost your career. Keep an eye on our key dates section below to secure a placement or attend an event to personally meet firms and grow your network.
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First year career opportunities: Key deadlines
23rd May 2021
Shearman & Sterling: Open Day
- Clyde & Co: Insight Day
- Credit Suisse: Investment Banking Capital Markets & Advisory, Sales & Trading and Equity Research Spring Insight Programme 2021
- Morgan Stanley: ISG Spring Insight Programme
- Shearman & Sterling: Open Days 2020/21
- Standard Chartered Bank: 2021 - Spring Insight Programme - London
First year career opportunities: Key events
First year career advice
Need some help with your application? We have a variety of expert resources designed to help you impress and secure your applications. Read our advice on CVs and Cover Letters, Aptitude Tests, Interviews (face-to-face, telephone & video), Assessment Centre and don't forget to sign up for our weekly commercial awareness update.
First year success stories
Need some inspiration? Read about how fellow Bright Network members managed to secure roles. They provide their experiences and top tips to help you start your career - here's how you can follow in their footsteps: