Having spent a fantastic 6 months working for Barclaycard US in Delaware, I recently returned to London and started my fourth and final rotation. Rather than talk about the differences in the work that I am doing (which is vast!), I thought I would mention my observations about suddenly changing the culture and surroundings that[...]25 March 2013 4:29 pm Read more
Let me introduce myself
Hi there – my name’s Alex and I am on the Technology FLDP scheme. I am now over a year into the programme and have so far had placements in systems management at Barclaycard, executive reporting for the RBB Exec and mobile reporting for Barclaycard US, based in Delaware.
I studied Civil Engineering at Durham University and graduated in 2010. I then spent a year working as a business analyst before I joined Barclays and have been loving every moment so far! Look out for my tweets and updates coming out soon!
Recent Blog entries
Every year we spend a lot of time meeting people at university graduate fairs and careers events – this is a great opportunity, however, we know that people still have some burning questions and would like a chance to find out some more information, first hand. To give some more opportunities to people who would[...]17 January 2013 6:33 pm Read more
This is the question that I asked myself before I completed the application form for the FLDP in December 2010. I studied civil engineering at university and I hadn’t even taken GCSE economics or business studies – what did I know about working for a bank?! So when I thought about why would a bank[...]19 November 2012 9:31 pm Read more
The rotational nature of the FLDP offers many potential ways to navigate through your 4 rotations. Firstly, this is a great opportunity to experience several completely different areas of Barclays – this sort of exposure could take years if you were moving between areas as a full-time employee. It is always tempting to think that[...]19 October 2012 5:20 pm Read more
I’ve been here almost 3 weeks now and I thought that you may like to hear an update of my experiences so far… Since I’ve been in the U.S. I have been having a fantastic time – everyone has been extremely friendly and helpful and I have had dozens of offers from people to drive[...]20 September 2012 7:00 pm Read more
- Back to Canary Wharf today after 6 months in America. Will be great to catch up with all my friends and colleagues! #FLDP2011 - 2 months ago