M&G is one of Europe's leading asset management firms. We are responsible for investing over £200 billion worth of assets on behalf of retail and institutional clients based in the UK, Europe and Asia. Our expertise is built on more than 80 years of investment experience, dating back to the launch of the UK's first unit trust in 1931.
As part of the Prudential Group, M&G is an autonomous business investing in a wide range of asset classes including equities, fixed income, property and multi asset throughout the world. We are also experts in a number of specialist investment areas including hybrid securities, leveraged finance, structured credit products and infrastructure finance.
In recent years M&G has enjoyed a remarkable period of growth and now ranks first in the UK in terms of retail and institutional funds under management.
What is different about an Internship or Placement at M&G?
From day one you'll be treated as a key member, taking an active and productive role. Whilst we take on only a small number of Interns and Placement students, we are keen to establish them into our teams as key resources. You will be aligned to one of the departments. This will ensure you have not only a good foundation, but specific knowledge to advance your career.
Over the course of your internship or placement we will provide you with the opportunity to explore the way the M&G business is run, interact with people in all departments and at all levels, allowing you to develop a wide range of skills and competencies within your chosen area. You will also receive a competitive salary throughout your time at M&G.
What Schemes are Available?
2013 Internship Schemes available:
Business & IT Analysis
IT & Technology
2013 Placement Schemes available:
Business & IT Analysis
IT & Technology
Internship schemes last for a minimum eight weeks and take place over the summer. Placement schemes are run in conjunction with specific university courses; they typically last for one year and begin in the summer.
During this scheme you will be based in a front office investment team within Equities or Fixed Income and will also gain exposure to the wider business. From day one you'll be treated as a key member, taking an active and productive role. Whilst we take on only a small number of Interns, we are keen to establish them into our teams as key resources.
Commercial Management Internships
The Commercial Management internship will give you a practical introduction to the management and operation of an investment firm, while providing exposure to a range of challenging business experiences. The scheme allows students to experience our Operations teams by joining one of the following areas; Business Strategy, Equities Operations, Fixed Income Operations, Investment Marketing, Performance & Risk Analytics, Corporate Communications, Global Sales, Marketing, Product Development, Retail Change & Operations and Strategic Planning.
Finance is a key support function within the business and provides financial data to management which enables effective decision making, as well as delivering upon M&G's statutory accounting and regulatory obligations. The Finance teams work closely with all areas of the business, preparing useful and insightful management information to help the business meet its strategic objectives.
Business & IT Analysis Internships / Placements
Business Change interfaces with front, middle and back office helping to understand their needs and deliver change. In addition Business Change works closely with the Information Systems department to develop technology solutions to meet the business needs. Students on this scheme will join the Business Analyst team which works closely with the business units to gather requirements, analyse problems and specify and implement both business and IT solutions
IT & Technology Internships / Placements
Information Systems is responsible for developing, integrating and maintaining the critical software and technology that underpins M&G operations and strategy. We believe in using best of breed enterprise and open source platforms and technologies including: Java, Oracle, WebLogic, IBM MQ, .NET and SQL Server to provide innovative and robust solutions that meet the needs of the business. System Developers on our internship scheme design and build software to meet the needs of the business, collaborating closely with users and business analysts to turn functional requirements into working solutions.
How to Apply
Successful candidates will possess strong communication skills and the ability to think creatively and analytically. We are looking for passion, drive, determination and an enthusiasm that will make a positive impact on our business.
To obtain more information about M&G Investments you can visit our website at www.mandg.co.uk. Once you are ready to submit your application you may do so at www.mandg.co.uk/graduates . We recruit on a rolling basis so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. We want to get to know you just as you want to get to know us therefore it is prudent that you allocate the appropriate amount of time to your recruitment process.
M&G is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all candidates regardless of sex, race, age, disability, religion or belief.