Can you give an hour to help young people find out about careers in investment management?
Think back to being in school, college or university and being asked to think about career choices.
How did you make your decision about your next steps? Perhaps you always had a dream career, maybe a teacher guided you, or you fell into your first job through chance.
We ask young people to make decisions about careers without really knowing much about the options available to them. Most young people only know about the typical jobs which they see through the media – and those careers of their parents or friends.
We know that these visits make a real difference to student’s career choices and your presentation will be the first time that the majority of students have heard about the investment management industry.
From these visits we see many students signing up to our careers website and ultimately applying to become Investment20/20 trainees. Over the last 6 years we have supported over 1500 young people to begin their career in investment management – and for many of those young people, their interaction with Investment20/20 gave them a helping hand in accessing a sector that too often felt closed off.
Your employer will gain significant benefit from you becoming an Investment Ambassador. These include: