Guest blog post: Caspar from CII talks tips for students in the City

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Caspar Bartington is the Chartered Insurance Institute’s Relationship Manager for Education and can be contacted on discover@cii.co.uk – and on Linkedin: http://linkd.in/1uAsocI 

“Getting your first placement or job does not have to be a daunting experience. With the world’s leading financial centre on your doorstep, City University students are ideally-placed to take advantage of a huge diversity of roles. Some are well known, some less so.

The CII is the world’s largest professional body for insurance and financial services. Or, should you prefer, risk management and wealth management. We have more than 115,000 members in over 150 countries. That gives us plenty of insight into employer sentiment.

Each year, I meet students at universities around the country, who ask me what they can do to increase their chances of securing an internship or graduate place. So, here are the views from where I stand:

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