Type of opportunity:
We call our front-office business Asset Management because it’s where our investment decisions are made. When those decisions relate to credit (bonds, gilts and so on), it’s our Fixed Income Investment team making them. This internship will teach you how they do it.
Over eight weeks in our London office, you’ll get great exposure to all aspects of the Fixed Income process and learn how we manage money for investors across the globe. Working on live projects with junior and senior team members, you’ll see how we use collaborative working and deeper insights into risk to get the most complete picture of an investment.
Whatever you’re studying, we will teach you the skills and knowledge you need and help you get the most out of your time with us. You’ll need intellectual curiosity, and the absolute commitment to serving clients that everyone at Fidelity shares.
You’ll experience our Credit Risk, Quantitative Research, Trading and Product departments in a number of ways. The projects you work on will introduce you to the basics of preparing financial analysis and investment reports. You’ll get to go to portfolio strategy meetings and learn directly from senior managers. Meanwhile we’ll train you up on financial modelling, research, risk exposure and the commercial aspects of fixed income products.
You’ll need excellent attention to detail, a talent for multi-tasking and a flair for numbers. You will need to have a minimum of 3C's at A level or equivalent and achieved (or be on track for) a 2:1 or above. We want to see your motivation to work for Fidelity together with your ability to think for yourself, personal drive, communication skills and, of course, lots of intellectual curiosity.
We don’t expect you to come straight in and know everything about what we do. You’ll start the internship with a mini induction, during which we’ll introduce you to investment management and how it fits into the City, as well as to financial markets.
After that, there are many more ways to develop your skills as your internship progresses. A series of ‘lunch and learns’ hosted by key business speakers will give you a first-hand, genuine insight and help you find out about the full scope of our business. Social and networking events will help you get to our people and our culture. And all the while you’ll be learning on the job, working to clear goals and showing us you deserve a place on our graduate programme.
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