Strategy Summer Internship 2024 - London

The brand with the brolly is choosing today to change tomorrow. Since 1836, we’ve grown to become one of the world's largest asset managers, homebuilders, pension providers and insurance brands. 

We’re all here to improve the lives of our customers, build a better society for the long term, and create value for our shareholders - helping to shape a better future for society and the planet.

We need people who share our ambitions, agility and entrepreneurial spirit to help us do it.

Your role at a glance

Are you looking for a summer internship in our Retail Strategy team? One that develops commercial acumen alongside your technical skills?  

We’re looking for undergraduates who can answer “yes” to the above for our 2024 Legal and General Retail corporate strategy Summer Internship scheme. If you’re successful, you’ll join Legal & General’s well-regarded Retail business, which plays a pivotal role in our continued success. 

Starting 1st July, your internship will last for 8 weeks. This programme is a pipeline for our Graduate Programme (although successful completion of the Summer Programme does not guarantee that a graduate role is available).

This programme will be based in our One Coleman Street, London Office.

Please note, we can only accept 1 application per person across all of our intern programmes. Therefore, please think carefully about the programme you intend to apply for. Your first application will be considered as your only application. 

We recruit on a rolling basis and expect this vacancy to close before the deadline. To be in with the best chance of securing a role, please submit your application ASAP.

Job description

During your 8-week placement which runs throughout July and August, you will be a member of our Retail strategy team. You will interact across all departments and areas of the division, gaining first-hand experience of how business decisions are made under pressure and what it takes to win in our competitive markets. Your day-to-day activities will support multiple strategic projects and might include:

  • Performing market and competitor analysis to support decision making
  • Collating business performance information to support strategic reporting
  • Supporting senior members of the strategy team with strategic assessments of business problems
  • Assisting in financial modelling and analysis of strategic activity
  • Participating in strategy discussions across the Retail division

Qualifications

First and foremost, we are looking for people in their penultimate year at university with an inquisitive mind and a desire to learn. We’re not expecting prior industry experience, but we’ll want to see that you have keen interest in how businesses function and drive to solve complex problems. We want to ensure you have the tools to succeed and develop quickly. These include:

  • On track for a 2.1 Degree in Business or STEM subjects
  • In your penultimate of University (i.e. graduating in 2025)
  • B in A Level Maths
  • Curious, motivated and have a desire to learn more about a career in corporate strategy!
  • Analytical mind-set
  • Great communication skills
  • Flexible and a team-player
  • High levels of energy and desire to embrace new opportunities
  • Highly organised with the ability to prioritise effectively

 

Rolling deadline