Did not land a summer internship? Now what? (London edition)

Seen posts of people who have not landed a summer internship and wanted to give tips and places to look at.

Here are some places that are actively recruiting for Summer Analyst and other positions:

https://trkr.app/campaign/business-growth-fund-intern-hiring-2021/

https://williamblair.avature.net/careers/JobDetai…

https://trkr.app/campaign/cpp-investments-2021-an…

Aream & Co. hiring IBD SA, send email to [email protected] with CV and CL

Lazard hiring for PCA

- AnaCap (through SEO)

- SEO announced today that they will announce 3-4 PE OC at Hayfin, Apax, Permira 

https://cantor.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/cfe…

https://trkr.app/campaign/millennium-capital-part…-trading-intern-programme-london/

https://phe.tbe.taleo.net/phe02/ats/careers/v2/vi… (Female insight, not a summer)

https://recruiting.ultipro.com/WEL1008WLLT/JobBoa…

https://boards.greenhouse.io/drweng/jobs/2400456?…

- TigerRisk Partners - they published 6 months ago but have just started to look into candidates but still looking for candidates

- https://group.bnpparibas/en/careers/job-offer/lon…

https://boards.greenhouse.io/financialtechnologyp…

https://boards.greenhouse.io/linus/jobs/432845300…

https://apply.workable.com/green-street/j/0F0BD03…

https://wellington.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Ex…

- SEI Wealth Platform (SWP)

https://recruiting.ultipro.com/WEL1008WLLT/JobBoa…

https://www.sjp.co.uk/careers/students-and-gradua…

https://www.blueboxcfg.com/career/corporate-finan…

If you want to work for startups, VC, and do projects for companies:

https://workinstartups.com/job-board/jobs/interns/ (One of the best sites, check frequently)

https://talentnetwork.io/apply/form/

https://www.diversity.vc/jobs/ (they sometimes upload internship)

https://www.sainoo.com/jobs (super place)

Another option is to cold email companies, this is often for smaller boutiques. Here is a template I used, it is far from perfect but worked for me:

Dear X, 

My name is (insert full name) and I am currently a 2nd year BA Economics student at (insert university). 

I came across your profile through my university alumni network (or any bs reason) and saw that you are currently working at X (insert bs here). I am currently seeking an internship in X (name field/position you are applying) and would like to express an interest in an unpaid internship this summer. I have attached my resume and do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions.

Kind regards,

(Insert name)

As mentioned, not the best draft but keep it short and concise. Send it to 50-60 places and if you do not land a summer then something is wrong with your personality or resume. An important point to remind yourself is that it is crucial to reflect and improve your resume from the previous year if you are planning to re-apply to a summer internship. 

Example places of where you can cold email:

https://www.trilliumpartners.co.uk/careers/

https://www.collinsdale.com/careers/

https://akirapartners.com/contact/

http://www.greenseacapital.com/Careers.aspx

https://www.stirlinginfrastructure.com/internship…

https://www.shawpoint.com/careers/

http://www.wyvernpartners.com/contact-us/

If there is anything I missed or other positions that feel free to comment and I will edit the post.

Comments (28)

Feb 16, 2021 - 7:38pm
SONIAdebtboi, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Damn, you have marketed these internships better than the companies, they can probably expect another 100-200 apps aha

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Feb 17, 2021 - 4:10am

Not sure how the scene is in the US, but in the UK most boutiques are unpaid. Because of such a short notice and because all places are closed for SA2021, better to get something than nothing

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