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#100BlackInterns – tackling under-representation in the CityPublished on 08 Oct 2020
Stonehage Fleming joins the pledge to offer over 100 internships to black students across the UK
Stonehage Fleming’s UK office have joined 200 of the investment management industry’s leading players to participate in the #100blackinterns scheme. The programme, dedicated to offering over 100 internships to black students across the UK each year, aims to help young adults kick start their career in investment management and improve diversity in the City for the long-term.
The minimum six-week paid placements will be offered to black candidates from all academic disciplines who are either on a gap year, currently studying or have graduated from university since 2019.
“We are delighted to support the #100blackinterns initiative. We understand the importance of having a diverse workforce, both for our employees and our clients, and are committed to making that happen. This program offers an opportunity to take a meaningful step forwards.” said Kate Munday, Global Head of HR.
Jonathan Sorrell, Co-founder of #100blackinterns and President of Capstone Investment Advisors, added: “We are committed to doing something really tangible, building a bench of compelling black talent in our industry for the long-term. It is so powerful that the investment management industry has agreed to help welcome more black talent into our industry. We are thrilled to have Stonehage Fleming on board.”
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