Are you the most Innovative Undergraduate of the Year?
We’re searching UK universities to find the most Innovative Undergraduate of the Year. You could be studying any degree, but you will be a creative, curious and strategic thinker who is passionate about innovation and a career in financial services.
A smartwatch and the chance to be fast-tracked to the assessment centre for either Deutsche Bank's Spring into Banking programme or a summer internship (to be determined by Deutsche Bank). By joining either scheme, you will gain valuable insight into a career in banking and access exclusive skills sessions, job shadowing and networking opportunities, where you'll meet people at various stages in their careers, from analysts and associates right through to senior management. You'll also learn from expert trainers and practise and develop vital soft skills such as networking, presenting and interviewing.
We are delighted to introduce the 2019 finalists for this award. The winner will be announced at the Grand Final on 26 April 2019.
Adam Malik | London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London | Politics and Economics
Ahmed Laajam | Roehampton University | Digital and Technology Solutions
Chevonne Fernandes | University of Leeds | Physics
Esther Artica | University of Westminster | Finance
Natalia Gavrishina | King's College London, University of London | Political Economy
Natália Jozefína Brízová | King's College London | French and Management
Oliver Davey | University of York | Economics and Politics
Saiqa Pirmohamed | King's College London, University of London | Economics
Syed Umer Hasan | Imperial College London | Computing
Szymon Gorczyca | University of Oxford | Mathematics
To enter you must:
- be an undergraduate student in your first year at university
- be on track to achieve a 2.1 or above
- have the right to work in the UK after graduation
What makes an award winner?
The most important attribute in our winner is a passion for – and determination to strive for – innovation. If this sounds like you and you're interested in a career in investment banking, we want to hear from you, whether you're studying computer science or history, French or physics.
Our winner will:
- have an eye for detail and a view towards the big picture
- think differently and challenge the status quo
- want to make a difference and create a positive impact
- look to continuously improve and embrace new and better ways of doing things
- be energetic, enthusiastic and determined
- be adventurous but responsible
- be keen to realise their potential
How do I win?
Submit by 30.01.19
Deutsche Bank and the Undergraduate of the Year Award for Innovation
At Deutsche Bank, your ideas have impact. As Germany’s leading bank, with a strong position in Europe and a significant presence in the Americas and Asia Pacific, we’re proud to drive change and innovation in the industry. That’s why we’re looking for creative, curious and strategic thinkers who are ready to make a difference from day one.
Today, we’re driving growth by investing in digital technology, prioritising long-term success over short-term gains and expanding our client franchise operations. Deutsche Bank provides banking services to corporations, governments and private individuals around the world. Through an array of services, we aim to enable economic growth and societal progress by creating a positive impact for our clients, people investors and communities.
Whether your interests lie in investment banking, risk, technology, human resources or any of our other many areas, you’ll have everything you need to grow a successful career. Wherever you join us, you’ll be part of a structured, ongoing training programme that will support your continuous development. As you build your skills, you’ll also build your relationships across the bank. Working side-by-side with friendly colleagues and senior leaders, you’ll experience a diversity of thought and opinion that will expand your thinking. Harness your own individuality to bring a fresh perspective to your work, our business and even our industry. Here, your voice is heard and your ideas make a difference.
If you have the drive to succeed in the fast-paced financial services industry, Deutsche Bank could be an exciting place to begin your career. An eye for detail, a view towards the big picture and a deep interest in changing the status quo could unlock opportunities to work in live deals and transform the way millions of people use our services.
Grow your potential and make your mark at Deutsche Bank.
Find out more about us and our graduate opportunities at: db.com/careers.