SA Recruiting Timeline London

Hi guys,

What is general SA timeline for London?  I mean average and safe to apply timeline for BBs (not opening date) as mainly interested in BBs/EBs

Found many contradicting information so to clarify this question.

Thanks a lot. 

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Jun 11, 2021 - 7:29am

The only 'safe' time to apply is within 2 days of each application opening. It's an absolute pain, but make a spreadsheet with the opening dates and career website links so you can easily check them on a daily basis if the date is not disclosed.  

As the other poster said, you should have definitely applied to most places by September. 


  • Intern in IB - Ind
Jun 13, 2021 - 6:42pm

True for EBs, but for BBs I took my time to apply (did it during the first two weeks of September) and got a lot interviews

Jun 14, 2021 - 4:40pm

True, but if you want to be safe you should still apply when they open.

From my SA at a BB, I was in the first day of AC's and they filled up half of the summer class on that day alone. 


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