Barclays is one of the most influential banks on Wall Street. It’s part of the investment banking bulge bracket, and has major M&A, equity, and debt units, which regularly work on landmark deals. It also has strong retail banking and wealth management units, and serves 48 million clients worldwide. The firm champions inclusion, innovation, sustainability, and “citizenship”—giving back through volunteering.
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As a very prestigious bank, Barclays runs a very selective interview process. The bank is looking for talented candidates from top-tier schools whose personalities fit in with the firm's culture. Management is said to be very supportive of junior bankers, always willing to help out. And, with respect to minority employees, the firm is rather diverse for a Wall Street firm, and women are said to hold several very important positions at the bank. Internships are rated highly and, of course, are a great way to get hired on a full-time basis. Although hours can be long, they aren't too bad: insiders say that they still have lives outside of work.
Barclays Investment Bank, a core business of Barclays PLC, provides advice, financing, and risk management solutions to companies, governments, and institutions worldwide. The firm helps move capital between those who need it and those looking to generate a return on investment. Barclays Investment Bank operates through three main divisions: banking, markets, and research.
The firm's banking teams offer clients access to industry- and geography-specific expertise across all products, providing clients with informed strategic advice, comprehensive financial solutions, and risk management services wherever they do business.
The markets division provides execution, prime brokerage, and risk management services across a wide range of asset classes, including equity and fixed income, currency, and select commo...
Barclays offers a wealth of opportunities for students from all degree disciplines. Summer Analysts and Associates tackle real business challenges, surrounded by people who will help you achieve your ambitions. The collaborative, supportive environment gives you the chance to build solid relationships with senior leaders and peers alike.
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