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Whether you’re ready to make your next career move or accelerate in your current organisation, our #1 ranked Masters in Finance is your way ahead.
Our Masters in Finance graduates are in high demand. 91% of our 2021 graduates received a job offer within three months of graduating, with students moving on to roles in 23 countries.
Our experienced Career Centre professionals have a wealth of real-world finance knowledge and experience behind them, across everything from investment banking to private equity.
Working together, we offer tailored career and professional development support to help you reach your individual career goals.
LBS Careers provides support in 4 ways:
Career Development – you will develop the skills necessary to manage your individual career strategy; whether that is conducting an effective job search, accelerating in your organisation or setting up your own entrepreneurial venture.
Career Coaching – one-to-one tailored support to give you a better understanding of who you are, what you have to offer and what is right for you.
Career and Networking Opportunities – you will have the opportunity to explore and examine different sectors, companies and roles through meeting practitioners and professionals.
Career Insights – you will build on your own research by accessing up to date information on employment trends, hiring practices, as well as geographic, sector and company insights.
The programme prepares you for a financial career in any professional organisation. It's of particular relevance to those working in:
Yes. We have relationships with a wide range of top-tier financial institutions and corporates who are looking for finance talents from LBS. Many firms will conduct recruitment activities via presentations or networking events to engage with MBA and Masters in Finance students. You can find details on the employers who hired MiF students in the past in the Employment Reports section.
Whether for internships or full time jobs, there are typically two different paths MiFs follow in recruitment - structured recruitment and direct hire recruitment. Companies who want an ongoing, existing pipeline of mid-career students have structured “Associate / Finance Leadership Programmes.” Because they can plan ahead for their business needs, these roles tend to be more visible and competitive. The route to getting a structured internship is more predictable but the timing is less flexible.
Student may also pursue direct hire recruitment. These are roles offered throughout the year when a business need arises. Some are advertised and in addition there are many “hidden” or unadvertised opportunities. They are driven by your networking efforts, offer flexibility and recruitment happens closer to the actual start date.
London Business School prepares you for a global career. You will be able to make use of the School's global network of more than 42,000 alumni wherever you seek work. The Career Centre also collaborate with Student clubs to organise annual sector specific Career Treks in international locations (e.g. New York, Silicon Valley, Hong Kong, Germany, Ireland) to help you gain international career insights and connect with local alumni. We also have a wide range of online resources, job boards and insights to support your international job search.
As a member of our alumni community we hope that you continue to engage with us for your career development needs. We run an annual programme of webinars, events and workshops to support you in your career and professional development. These cover a range of topics, from developing your personal brand to becoming a Non-Executive Director. We provide access to a range of resources and also offer alumni the opportunity to work with a career coach.