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    Just need some advice regarding my situation and i know this is a student forum but have seen many intelligent posts!

    Basically i graduated from a top 10 uni and did Economics (2.1), then went into a non grad role at UBS in back office Settlements and was there for about 18 months, before leaving to do a 6 month internship at a specialist leverage finance business however i might not be offered an extension/further placements beyond these 6 months so am trying to get any back/middle office job i can.

    During these 4/5 months i have learnt alot and enjoyed it, but the only reason i left UBS was my job being transfered abroad and the alternatives were not that appealing, however i would have happily stayed there and regret not looking at other opportunities, but at the time it was all gloom.

    I know alot of people here aspire to be traders but i dont, im finding looking at competitor websites e.g. jpm, barcap etc that their experienced hire jobs all require 2-4yrs specific experience for that unique role which i dont have.

    Are there any other agencies or routes i can take, as i cant afford to live in london more than 2 months if im not working.

    Also i DONT want any graduate schemes.

    Many thanks
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    Hi

    Just need some advice regarding my situation and i know this is a student forum but have seen many intelligent posts!

    Basically i graduated from a top 10 uni and did Economics (2.1), then went into a non grad role at UBS in back office Settlements and was there for about 18 months, before leaving to do a 6 month internship at a specialist leverage finance business however i might not be offered an extension/further placements beyond these 6 months so am trying to get any back/middle office job i can.

    During these 4/5 months i have learnt alot and enjoyed it, but the only reason i left UBS was my job being transfered abroad and the alternatives were not that appealing, however i would have happily stayed there and regret not looking at other opportunities, but at the time it was all gloom.

    I know alot of people here aspire to be traders but i dont, im finding looking at competitor websites e.g. jpm, barcap etc that their experienced hire jobs all require 2-4yrs specific experience for that unique role which i dont have.

    Are there any other agencies or routes i can take, as i cant afford to live in london more than 2 months if im not working.

    Also i DONT want any graduate schemes.

    Many thanks
    I'd recommend that you rather get in touch with headhunters.
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    I'd recommend that you rather get in touch with headhunters.
    Thanks for your response, where do you find these headhunters?

    I know a few agencies like Michael Page/Joslin Rowe but they are rubbish.
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