A Taste for Finance - Education and Careers in Finance

The clichéd image of high stakes, big money and meeting the needs of excessively demanding clients may spring to some people’s minds when they consider what a career in finance might entail.

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In certain roles, elements of the above may ring true but there is much more to working in the finance industry than that. Another myth about the industry is that everyone has to be an expert in numbers. The finance industry is a people business and there are a host of job opportunities for those with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, critical thinking, flexibility and who demonstrate willingness to learn.

The finance industry offers opportunities in variety of positions, for example, human resources, marketing, public relations and information technology. There are training programmes and schemes for those with the right qualifications, work experience, aptitude and ambition. Employment in finance can offer you sound career development prospects in stimulating and rewarding working environment.

Careers in the finance industry

The foundations of the finance industry

Banking

Banking

Capital Markets

Capital Markets

Funds

Funds

Private Wealth

Private Wealth

School & College Students (11-18 years)

Studying options and career planning

Studying options and career planning

Work placements, experience and careers

Work placements, experience and careers

Course finder

Course finder

Careers events and schemes

Careers events and schemes

Top tips

Top tips

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Videos

Undergraduates & Graduates

Further study and career options

Further study and career options

Work placements, experience and careers

Work placements, experience and careers

Course finder

Course finder

Careers events and schemes

Careers events and schemes

Top tips

Top tips

Videos

Videos

Experienced professional

Career options

Career options

Work placements, experience and careers

Work placements, experience and careers

Course finder

Course finder

Careers events and schemes

Careers events and schemes

Useful tips

Useful tips

Videos

Videos