Hi all, In this blog I'm handing the microphone over to one of the FLDP summer interns that joined a week ago. I asked Hazel Fleming, on the Marketing Analytics internship, to talk about her experiences so far... "My first week at Barclays has been fast-paced and I have learnt a lot, not only about[...]23 June 2012 8:00 pm Read more
Let me introduce myself
Hi I’m Alex and I studied physics with business, followed by an MA in management at Warwick. And I’m on the Tax Future Leaders development programme at Barclays. I’ll be writing a blog about some of the activities I’ve been up to, so check back soon and find out what I’ve been doing.
To find out even more about Alex’s experiences click here.
Recent Blog entries
Hi readers, It’s the summer! Well, the weather doesn’t seem to think so, but it does mean the summer internships are starting! An internship is a fantastic opportunity to get an insight into the real world of work, that no brochure or website can provide (it also looks excellent on your CV!). Consequently, it’s important[...]23 June 2012 7:45 pm Read more
Hi readers Through Barclays I’ve recently become involved in a really rewarding volunteering opportunity with the Social Mobility Foundation. Their aim is to support high-achieving young people from low-income backgrounds into the top universities and professions, partly through a mentoring programme with young professionals. I was paired up with my mentee a couple of months[...]10 May 2012 3:59 pm Read more
Hi readers, I am now over 6 months into my FLDP journey! To give a quick insight into the last month, I had two of my busiest weeks so far where I was responsible for gathering lots of financial information from dozens of Barclays Finance teams around the world, being the main point of contact[...]27 March 2012 2:35 pm Read more
Hello readers and hello 2012! I thought I’d drop by and let you know that I had my second meeting with my mentor today, and as before, I came away with a lot to think about around my role in my team, my development, and my goals. [...]16 January 2012 6:38 pm Read more
- College on a Saturday... Not made any better by the blue sky outside. - last month