Legg Mason Essay Prize 2012 – Should the investment management industry be doing more to kick-start UK business?

The Essay prize is open to Business, Economics and Finance students either in their penultimate year of their first degree and have a predicted grade of 2:1 or above; or final year students who have a place on a Masters course for 2014.

The top 6 essays chosen by a panel of judges will win either a cash prize or an amazon voucher and the chance to attend an assessment centre at our office in London to win an Internship of 8 – 10 weeks for summer 2013.

Further details

The competition deadline is 14th December 2012.

Cyber Security Challenge UK – Are You In?

Cyber Security Challenge UK is a national competition backed by GCHQ and industry sponsors including HP, PwC and BT, aiming to bring more talented people into the Cyber Security profession.

The Challenge runs a series of exciting national competitions aimed at raising awareness of cyber security careers and providing hands-on experience of these jobs. Competitions are free to enter and vary from online to face-to-face challenges, which put a range of technical and practical skills to the test.

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Opportunity for English/Journalism students

Moon Project is accepting writers for the online magazine  – they  are offering the chance to submit articles and have them professionally edited and published onto the main website page. This will, in turn, help boost your CV and add to your chances of finding a job in this incredibly competitive field of work. Furthermore, your  work will be viewed by thousands of readers and the occasional author may be offered a job through us by other interested parties.

On top of this, they are also offering a marketing and editing internship for eligible candidates who seem up to the task. Applications should be made to contact@moonproject.co.uk. More details on both the internship and the potential benefits for new authors can be found on the website.