Black Heritage Spring Insight Programme, London (Europe, Middle East and Africa)

by Citi

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31st October 2021
Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)
Banking - Commercial
Central London and City

Black Heritage Spring Insight Programme, London (Europe, Middle East and Africa)

Citi’s Corporate Banking teams service the needs of the world’s largest corporations, financial institutions and governments. Corporate bankers build close relationships with their clients in order to develop a comprehensive understanding of the complex financial issues they face. As a result they can deliver a full array of tailored solutions, from capital markets, loans and derivatives to cash management, foreign exchange and trade finance. We solve clients’ domestic and cross-border needs using our global network to deliver solutions right down to local levels.

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Corporate bankers routinely work with clients on confidential and complex financial matters. Therefore, attention to detail, intellectual curiosity, problem solving skills, confidence, interpersonal skills and the ability to build credibility from the outside are all crucial attributes. If you have a natural business curiosity, are proactive in completing your work and can communicate with confidence, you may have all the foundations for becoming an excellent corporate banker. Excel and PowerPoint familiarity are also highly desirable and will aid you in your role.

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  • Problem Solver
  • Relationship Expertise
  • Quick Thinking
  • Leadership
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You're the brains behind our work.

You’re ready to bring your knowledge from the classroom to the boardroom, and Citi wants to help you get there. Whether it’s honing your skills or building your network, we know that success can’t come without growth. Our programs equip you with the knowledge and training you need to play a valuable role on your team, and establish a long-term career here.
Citi is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce that represents the places where we operate and the clients we serve. We believe in a workplace where everyone feels comfortable coming to work as their whole self every day. Our culture of belonging and inclusivity makes Citi a place where everyone can thrive and advance their careers.

Our 4 day program aimed at students of black or black-mixed heritage, provides the opportunity for you to explore what investment banking is all about. The program will enhance your knowledge of different business areas and give you relevant skills.

Your time here will look something like this...

  • Interactive workshops
  • Presentations from Senior Management
  • Skills Sessions
  • Team projects and presentations
  • Networking/Social events

We provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to succeed.

Here at Citi, we want to ensure you are given true insight to help you decide where you want to start your career. Our Spring Insight Program runs for 4 days and during this time you will learn more about the following business areas: Investment Banking, Corporate Banking, Markets and Securities Services, Capital Markets Origination, Private Bank, Treasury and Trade Solutions (TTS), Risk Management, and Technology. Following the programme, participants that have demonstrated the qualities we look for at Citi will be able to apply for a place at an assessment centre in the autumn to be considered for a place on one of our 2023 summer analyst programs.

We want to hear from you if...

  • You are of black or black-mixed heritage and looking for your first exposure to the industry and the different business areas within it
  • You are in your first year of a three-year undergraduate course or second year of a four-year undergraduate in any discipline or Master’s course (graduating in 2024)

Who we think will be a great fit...

We’re looking for motivated individuals, who are eager to learn and experience working in global organization. We know that anyone - not just students with finance backgrounds - have the knack for banking so we are interested in all degree disciplines. We value diversity and so do you. We’ll also be looking for the following:

  • Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills
  • High level of personal integrity and a commitment to excellence
  • Curiosity and a strong desire to learn
  • Resilient and looking for a challenging, changing, high-volume and fast-paced environment

About Citi

At Citi, we’ve always been focused on making progress. It’s one of the reasons why we’ve built a world-famous, trusted brand over 200 years of continuously evolving financial services. At the same time, we provide consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management.

By harnessing the power of our people – we’ll continue to move forward and shape our progression. After all, it’s our commitment to delivering growth, development and support to our people that makes Citi such a great choice for an outstanding career. It’s also why we were recently ranked as “Best Bank” for corporate citizenship by 3BL Media.

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