Closed: Corporate Strategy & Corporate Finance Virtual Work Experience


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Laeceum is offering a great opportunity for students across the UK to participate in a virtual work experience opportunity.

Laeceum is a London-based high growth advisory boutique which provides strategic advice to corporates, financial sponsors, fintechs and family offices & entrepreneurs in four main areas:

  • Corporate finance advisory
  • Corporate strategy
  • Corporate development
  • Strategic R&A

During this virtual work experience you will experience first-hand what a career as a management consultant, corporate financier and investment banker entails. You will work as part of a senior team that has over 100 years of collective City work experience behind them from some of the most prestigious firms in management consulting, investment banking and corporate finance.

You will have the chance to:

  • Better understand what consulting and corporate finance mean in day to day terms
  • Observe seasoned practitioners ply their craft and understand what drives success
  • Build analytical tools to help provide insights to senior client executives
  • Gain an insight into how to build a thriving business in one of the most competitive marketplaces in the world
  • Appreciate how to build and position an argument in the face of challenge and resistance
  • Understand how businesses operate and what distinguishes a good business from a great business
  • Demonstrate your skills as an individual and as a team player
  • Build an understanding of what skills and attributes employers are looking for in potential hires

We are looking for tenacious, confident and hard-working students keen to explore a fast-paced environment solving complex problems for big and small companies. Sense of humour a must!

This opportunity will be particularly interesting for those exploring careers in management consulting and investment banking as well as those that are attracted to working in a start-up environment.

Skills/Experiences You Will Gain:

Decision Making
Understanding more about the sector
Understanding how a business operates
Communication Skills
Spreadsheet use
Problem solving
Interpersonal skills
Client facing experience
Time management
Giving presentations
Meeting senior executives
Team work
Project work

Great For Students Who Are:

Team Player
Hard Working
Interested in learning industry basics
Able to learn quickly
Capable with numbers
Willing to learn
Interested in analysing information
Interested in problem solving
Interested in reading

Candidate Questions

Below are a number of questions which you will need to answer to apply for this opportunity.
Personality: How would your family and friends describe you?

Which of your skills would you like to improve?

What do you already know about our organisation?