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    (Original post by Dumb Economist)
    :eek: why are you applying for entry level jobs now..:confused:
    career change, came back to education (college / uni) at 22 - now 26
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    Got this from Barcap:

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    As our interns are still here, we presently do not know how much extra hiring we may be doing for graduate 2012 vacancies.

    We do accept final year students onto our scheme for internships.

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    (Original post by jermaindefoe)
    career change, came back to education (college / uni) at 22 - now 26
    Yes it is shame if they reject you based on GSCEs. Try to attend network/ open events through college or directly with Banks. Or see if you could get temp job in the industry through Manpower companies like HAYS and then you could network.
    Good luck
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    who said he got rejected with his gcses?. oh nvm I just saw the earlier post. But how did they know they got rejected because of GCSE's, how bad were they? bit of a bold statement :P
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    If I got poor A levels, a first from a low ranking university, 2 relevant internships and about to start my masters at Cass should I bother applying online even when they ask for e.g. 300 UCAS points or would it just be a waste of time... ? As in auto reject
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    (Original post by twaiter_eiersh)
    who said he got rejected with his gcses?. oh nvm I just saw the earlier post. But how did they know they got rejected because of GCSE's, how bad were they? bit of a bold statement :P
    i asked
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    (Original post by jasonlui)
    If I got poor A levels, a first from a low ranking university, 2 relevant internships and about to start my masters at Cass should I bother applying online even when they ask for e.g. 300 UCAS points or would it just be a waste of time... ? As in auto reject
    im going to say autoreject on my recent experiences, call me pessamisitc!
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    (Original post by jermaindefoe)
    i asked
    what were your gcse's though? that could have just been their excuse.

    anyway, anyone got any news on if its possible to apply to both summer and grad positions? (same firm) or is this just stupid? :P
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    (Original post by twaiter_eiersh)
    what were your gcse's though? that could have just been their excuse.
    well they were quite bad but pale into insignificance to my first in year 1 and 2 and my 360 ucas points

    <barein mind my gcse's were 10 years ago - when i was a "completely" different person>

    add to that my years experience working at the worlds largest pharma
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    (Original post by jermaindefoe)
    im going to say autoreject on my recent experiences, call me pessamisitc!
    Where were those internships?
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    (Original post by Hampstead_K)
    Where were those internships?
    the one i got rejected for because of my gcse?
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    Quite frustrating every time I ask a member of their firm at a careers fair they never know the answer.
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    (Original post by jermaindefoe)
    well they were quite bad but pale into insignificance to my first in year 1 and 2 and my 360 ucas points

    <barein mind my gcse's were 10 years ago - when i was a "completely" different person>

    add to that my years experience working at the worlds largest pharma
    @jermaine are you talking about a first in year 1 and 2 for your first degree?

    or have you just been lazing around until 21 to start uni or something?

    i imagine if you had a first in year 1 and 2, having gone straight to university at 18 with 360 ucas , bad GCSE's they shouldn't have rejected you providing you had at least some extra curric. wHEN DID YOU APPLY TO kpmg was it internship or grad role (i didnt know they had anything open)
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    No, the previous one's which you said were relevant.
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    (Original post by Hampstead_K)
    No, the previous one's which you said were relevant.
    Perhaps you meant me since it was me who said I had relevant internships?
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    Yes, sorry I am clueless today.
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    (Original post by twaiter_eiersh)
    what were your gcse's though? that could have just been their excuse.

    anyway, anyone got any news on if its possible to apply to both summer and grad positions? (same firm) or is this just stupid? :P
    why is it stupid? Somewhere on TSR I read a final year student who went from Spring week to Summer to grad in same year. So try all possible combinations. Nothing to lose but gain.. I think.
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    Haha, well I've just finished an internship at a boutique investment bank in the brokerage division and I'm currently on a trading internship at a proprietary trading firm.
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    (Original post by twaiter_eiersh)
    @jermaine are you talking about a first in year 1 and 2 for your first degree?

    or have you just been lazing around until 21 to start uni or something?

    i imagine if you had a first in year 1 and 2, having gone straight to university at 18 with 360 ucas , bad GCSE's they shouldn't have rejected you providing you had at least some extra curric. wHEN DID YOU APPLY TO kpmg was it internship or grad role (i didnt know they had anything open)
    I was a bricklayer for 5 years, came back to college, studied, then went to uni, and yes first in year 1 and 2 - applied 5 days ago
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    (Original post by jasonlui)
    Haha, well I've just finished an internship at a boutique investment bank in the brokerage division and I'm currently on a trading internship at a proprietary trading firm.
    hah, you have no sense of humour and all the people you work with must think your a douche if they found out what you just wrote
 
 
 
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