Bright Women

in partnership with E.ON

As part of our mission to connect the brightest students with the best opportunities, we're committed to inspiring and equipping women like you with the skills and confidence you need for your career.  From our unique women-focused events to unrivalled advice from ground-breaking business leaders, we want to help you stand out from the crowd. You're #BrightWomen.

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Women of E.ON: A snapshot

Meet Reema, Hannah and Thelma. Three very successful women with very different life experiences which have led to lasting careers at E.ON.

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New challenges & learning curves: The key to a successful career

We caught up with the Head of Customer Success for Talmix to find out how she survived starting her career in a recession and why taking on big challenges will help you get ahead.

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Nagla's Story - from University Lecturer to Senior Leader

Nagla tells us about her career highlights at Lloyds Banking Group.

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Inspiring Women: Find Your Confidence

In the UK, far too few women become entrepreneurs, start new businesses or win significant investment. The stats make for depressing reading for any ambitious graduate: just 20% of business founders...

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My summer at McKinsey & Company

Sophie tells us about her experiences and highlights as a Summer Business Analyst

 

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Meera's Story - Strategy Ace

Meera shares her passions, strengths and what she has discovered as a Strategy Ace on a Risk Graduate Leadership Programme with Lloyds Banking Group.

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My experience with the New Entrepreneurs Foundation

Get an insight into the New Entrepreneurs Foundation programme with alumna Olivia.

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Public speaking tips from the Head of TED

With the advent of the internet, there has been a renaissance in the ancient art of public speaking - it's a crucial skill to master.

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Day-to-day life at Lloyds Banking Group

Sharmeen Rahman shares her experiences and top tips from a 10 year career at Lloyds Banking Group.

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How NEF can help female entrepreneurs

The important thing is that female entrepreneurs are joining the New Entrepreneurs Foundation.

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How I did it: Building a career at Dentons

Bright Network member and Warwick undergraduate Nuri shares her insights on the Dentons’ application process.

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Sakina's Story - People Maestro

Sakina shares her passions and what she has discovered as a People Maestro on a HR Graduate Leadership Programme with Lloyds Banking Group.

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Five skills essential for any job

Develop the key skills all graduate employers are looking for with our five essential skills to help you stand out.

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How I did it: From Spring Week to Graduate at J.P. Morgan

We chat to Coral to find out how she landed a graduate role after attending J.P. Morgan's Spring Week.

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How I did it: Alivia on securing a Commercial Banking Internship

Alivia's top tips and why you should get your applications in early.

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Giulia's Story - Tech Marvel

Giulia shares her passions, strengths and what she has discovered as a Tech Marvel on a digital Graduate Leadership Programme with Lloyds Banking Group.

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The key to deciding where to work

Lloyds Banking Group finance graduate Rebecca shares the secret of discovering where you’d like to work.

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Becoming a Client Coverage specialist with Lloyds

Hollie, an Auditor on Lloyds Banking Groups’ Group Audit Graduate Leadership Programme, explains why making the most of your personal strengths is so important in a new role.

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This three-day Technology Spring Insight Programme will give you an overview of their impressive technology department and the different areas that comprise this division.

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How I did it: From History degree at Oxford to UBS graduate

Olivia Townsend took a less common path into finance and was surprised to find a job in banking that was similar to what she'd done during her history degree.

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Admiral: An insight into working at Admiral from their Graduate Programme Manager

Hear from Jane on how Admiral is changing the insurance industry and why it's a challenging, rewarding and fun place to build a career.

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Why women are less confident and what we need to do to change that

and what we need to do to change this. It's normal to feel a little insecure but don't let it hold you back.

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How I did it: Securing a graduate role with J.P. Morgan

Bright Network member Sana is two months into a graduate role with J.P. Morgan, having recently graduated from LSE with a degree in Management. 

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Life after uni: Step happily into the world of work

Daniella from Lloyds Banking Group’s Graduate Leadership Programme, has some handy advice to help you make a happy transition from university life to work life.

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The transferable skills hiding in your degree

The key to realising the potential of your degree is to understand your transferable skills. You have probably heard of them before, but here’s a quick guide to unlocking the skills hiding in your degree.

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Inspiring Women: Find Your Confidence

Far too few women become entrepreneurs, start new businesses or win significant investment. Successful entrepreneurs share their key lessons.

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How I did it: Securing a role at Vodafone

We caught up with Reva to hear about her experience after securing a graduate role at Vodafone. Find out how she did it in our exclusive video. 

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How I did it: Bright Network member Malvika on securing a Graduate role with Accenture

What challenges have you experienced as a female in the workplace and how have you overcome them? Hear from Naomi Pryde on her journey as a female lawyer.

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How to be a Good Public Speaker

Our top tips for clear, confident and compelling speeches.

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Women in Technology: Three top tips for getting into the sector

Technology is one of the fastest growing industries, desperate for bright and enthusiastic graduates. Read on to discover why it might just be the sector for you. 

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How to stand out as a graduate

Five ways to get ahead of other graduates and impress leading employers.

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How to take (and ask) for feedback

Whether after an interview, a presentation or general work performance, asking for feedback is the best way to ensure you don’t make the same mistake twice.

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Bright women at Bain & Company

We sat down with Lili Chahbazi, Partner at Bain & Company, to discuss gender diversity at Bain & Company. 

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Women in Business

Open to all, this vacancy is aimed primarily at women seeking an experience in professional services to get an insight into the opportunities available at PwC.

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How I did it: A spot on the PwC Women in Business programme

Imogen’s success story started a year ago, with an application to a PwC programme aimed at women. She took a few minutes out of her French degree at Durham to tell us more.

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Ten soft skills that employers want you to have

So just what are the top 'soft' skills employers look for in successful hires? We're pulled together the top ten. 

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What Inspires McKinsey Women?

Ever wondered why women join the world's leading consultancy business? Here, three female McKinsey alumnae - Angela, Jennifer and Kathryn - talk about their experiences

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How I did it: Securing an internship with Cancer Research

Holly popped into Bright Network HQ to tell us how she secured a coveted internship with Cancer Research UK.

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How to decide if Lloyds Banking Group is right for you

There's a world of opportunity where you can learn, develop and grow.

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Chanae Humes: My journey from Law to Banking

Chanae shares how she transitioned from studying law to a career in banking at Lloyds Banking Group.I am a Graduate at Lloyds Banking Group and joined the scheme in September 2016. Before joining the

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Lloyds Banking Group Student Mentoring

A network to help support and celebrate diversity within the organisation

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