Working in Financial Services

Financial services is a key sector for STEM students and graduates, offering a wealth of fantastic career opportunities. There’s much more to financial services than just investment banking, the sector can include anything that involves providing a service to the finance industry. We have run three hugely successful graduate careers events focused on roles in financial services, with more planned for the future. We also list lots of great roles and opportunities in this sector, from large investment banks to SME’s, and startups.

Upcoming events

Financial services is anything that involves providing a service to the finance industry. Jobs within this sector usually involve providing data, insight and news that financiers need to make investment and commercial decisions.

In-Person (London)

London In-Person STEM Careers Event

Wednesday 15th February 2023
11:45 - 4:30 pm GMT
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Financial Services job roles

Quantitative Researcher
Jane Street - United Kingdom

Quantitative Researcher

We are looking for Quantitative Researchers to help us build models, strategies, and systems that price and trade a variety of financial instruments.

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Software Engineering Graduate
Jane Street - United Kingdom

Software Engineering Graduate

We’re looking for Software Engineers who want to help us design and build the systems and tools that run the firm. You’ll find Software Engineers in all parts of Jane Street!

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Quantative Trader
Jane Street – United Kingdom

Quantative Trader

We are looking for Quantitative Traders to help us find and trade on price inefficiencies, develop models, manage risk, investigate new products, and push into new business areas.

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What type of roles are there in the Financial Services sector?

When you work in financial services, you could be involved in investing money, managing it, protecting it, working with individual customers, corporate clients, investors, shareholders and colleagues. Financial services can roughly be divided into accountancy, investment management, banking, insurance and the actuarial profession, but within each of these sectors there is a wide range of work for graduates.

Fast-paced

No two days are the same when you work in financial services.

Diversity focused recruiters

The growing skills gap has increased awareness of the imbalanced within the financial services, leading to a boost in diversity and inclusion in this sector.

Career progression

This sector offers great opportunities for promotions and progression.

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