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    Im still inbetween as some banks have already started opening applications.
    More to the point, i want to know which have better job prospects and the likely hood of receiving a full time offer, if anyone has looked up conversion percentages that would be a good discussion. Also, what are the vacancies like for each one? I would assume summer internships boast a lot more places.

    Any knowledge or opinions are greatly appreciated
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    Internship > placement for conversion.
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    (Original post by YouAreGhey)
    Internship > placement for conversion.
    What if you didnt get offered a full time place, would a 12 month experience be better than a 12 week to get another job?
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    Summer internship for front office banking. Placement for anything else.

    Or in my case, I did both because the start date of my placement was in September.

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    Mmm yeah I can see why, where did you do your FO summer at?

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    (Original post by Dante991)
    Mmm yeah I can see why, where did you do your FO summer at?

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    Was at a french bank so I knew an offer was unlikely as they have low conversion in general.
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    Is it common to apply for both a placement year and summer internship at banks/firms?
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    Hi guys, for my course I am allowed to choose to go for placement. My question is this, If I apply for a placement, does it mean I can apply for spring week as well since it will be a 4 year degree.
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    Struggling with this question myself. I'm now in 2nd/penultimate year of my degree and I'm torn between placement year or summer internship.

    Obviously, the summer has a higher conversion rate for grad offers, some firms only offer summer internships and I'd finish my degree quicker. However, I'm tempted by placement years because fewer universities allow this - so I'm presuming there'll be less competition for places. I also think I'd really benefit from an entire year spent within a bank, as I have no finance-related experience as of yet.
 
 
 
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