I'm a first year kid studying a financial degree at a semi-target. I was just thinking what can I do now to be the best I can be for when I start applying to Summer Internships next year. I understand there is no explicit formula to this but in terms of experience, how much would HR expect from a summer internship applicant? I feel HR are very lenient, on the amount of experience you have, when applying to spring weeks in comparison to summer apps. Personally I've started to focus on IB within my first year and I'd say so far I've had 1 relevant internship and a lot of non-relevant experiences eg Tutor, charity worker and ect. Suppose I don't convert my spring week gig, would that 'portfollio of experience' be enough? Or would you say it's best to do something else, which is relevant, this summer as well?
Summer Internship Expectations Watch
- Thread Starter
- 09-02-2017 02:44
- 09-02-2017 03:39
no relevant experience is necesary, however show a keen interest in finance (Area of your application) + develope your competencies such that you can speak about your soft skills in interviews. tbh be interesting and likeable and don't make mistakes on any apps and pass all the tests.