Capital Markets Intern 

Job Reference Number: SS2022MHPSP1

  • Start date: June 30th, 2022
  • Salary: At least London Living Wage
  • Type of intern: Undergraduate and Graduates
  • Duration of internship: 8 weeks
  • Number of opportunities available: 1
  • Internship format: Hybrid
  • Office location: London

This consulting firm provides deep expertise in brand, financial, corporate, health and public affairs and this is reflected in the fact that 200 organisations have put their trust in them (such as American Express, BNP Paribas and JD Sports).

The paid internship lasts 8 weeks and is an exciting opportunity to be part of the Capital Markets team. This role would be an integral part of supporting client programmes on a day-to-day basis. They welcome creative ideas and input, as well as a proactive attitude which we foster amongst all team members. Attention to detail is essential in the role, as well as an open-minded perspective.

This role presents a fantastic opportunity to learn from experienced professionals and to gain a deeper understanding of what a financial PR role entails. Additionally, through this role you will gain experience of selling ideas into the media, learn about the financial industry and public relations and understand how each area of PR activity works on a strategic level.

What you will do:

  • Assist in the delivery of agreed client programmes, supporting on tasks like writing, research, collating media lists
  • Play a supportive role in helping account teams deliver tasks to clients in a timely and efficient manner – you will be an extension of account teams, helping out with a wide range of tasks
  • Providing concise and insightful research which will support account work and new business opportunities
  • Carrying out the FTSE 250 Stock Pick Challenge- a challenge requiring you to pick a company which you think will generate an attractive return at the end of the project on a nominal £1000 investment. With guidance along the way, you will present your findings and recommendation at the end of your internship.

The skills they are looking for:

  • You’ll need to be based in London and must be available for 8 weeks from June 30th
  • A passion and enthusiasm for PR and an interest in companies and The City
  • Key organisational skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks at one time
  • Attention to detail is essential in the role, as well as an open-minded perspective
  • To be a fast learner, have enough drive to work independently, and enough flexibility to become part of a well-established team
  • Basic understanding of Microsoft Office

NOTE: You must be a registered Summer Stars candidate to apply for this role.

If you are not a registered Summer Stars candidate but wish to apply for this role, please email [email protected] directly before submitting an application. You would also need to confirm that you are eligible to work within the UK.   

Applications that are from a non Summer Stars registered candidate will not be accepted. 

How to apply 

Please apply with a CV and cover letter (no longer than 250 words) explaining your interest in the position, any relevant experience or transferable skills you may have that makes you suitable for the role. Please send your CV and cover letter to [email protected]

Please add your full name and the job reference in the subject line. Applications submitted without a full name and job reference will not be considered. 

Job Reference Number: SS2022MHPSP1

Roles will remain open until Monday, May 23rd (11:59pm) so please be sure to apply as early as possible as strong candidates will be selected and interviewed on a rolling basis. Once the position has been filled, the role will be closed.

For candidates shortlisted for an interview and moved on to the next stage of the recruitment process, if available, further information will be provided about the internship opportunity and the name of the employer will be revealed so further research and preparation can be done.