Investment Management

Prospects Profile: Financial Trader

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Investment Analyst

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Stockbroker

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Vault Career Guide to Investment Management

An overview of investment management employers, a look at professional functions and a detailed hiring section with sample interview questions.

You will find this book in the Careers Service library on the second floor of the Hub.

CFA Institute

Professional association for investment professionals which administers the Chartered Financial Analyst qualification.

Investment Management Association

Trade body for the asset management industry in the UK. Provides information on events and training courses and contains a useful listing of members (Investors section).

Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment

Professional body for the securities and investment industry. Site contains useful careers and training information, listing relevant qualification for each area of work.

Scottish Investment Operations

Professional body supporting employers in the Scottish investment industry. Includes case studies and list of careers events.

Investment 2020

Learn about the Investment Management industry and all its opportunities. This website has details of graduate trainee programmes across 36 partner companies.

How to get into Private Equity (AMT Training)

UK financial industry training experts AMT Training have produced this guide for careers in Private Equity. The guide explains what it takes to start in the industry and career job prospects available. It also covers the required skills, qualifications and experience, and how these can be attained.

Forex Trading for Beginners (FXTM)

This helpful guide provides an overview on how Forex Trading works. It defines the basic terminology and explains the fundamental processes involved.