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Legal & General Capital - Urban Regeneration Summer Internship 2024

  1. London
  2. Full-time
  3. Investments

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Company Description

The brand with the brolly is choosing today to change tomorrow. Since 1836, we’ve grown to become one of the world's largest asset managers, homebuilders, pension providers and insurance brands. 

We’re all here to improve the lives of our customers, build a better society for the long term, and create value for our shareholders - helping to shape a better future for society and the planet.

We need people who share our ambitions, agility and entrepreneurial spirit to help us do it.

Your role at a glance

Are you looking for a summer internship in Investment – Urban Regeneration? One that develops commercial acumen alongside your technical skills?  

We’re looking for undergraduates who can answer “yes” to the above for our 2024 Legal and General Investment – Urban Regeneration Summer Internship scheme. If you’re successful, you’ll join one of Legal & General’s well-regarded Investment teams, which plays a pivotal role in our continued success. 

Starting 1st July, your internship will last for 8 weeks. This programme is a pipeline for our Graduate Programme (although successful completion of the Summer Programme does not guarantee that a graduate role is available).

Please note, we can only accept 1 application per person across all of our intern programmes. Therefore, please think carefully about the programme you intend to apply for. Your first application will be considered as your only application. 

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Job Description

You will be assigned to our Urban Regeneration team within Legal & General Capital (LGC) for your 8-week placement which runs throughout July and August. You will also take part in an induction week designed to introduce you to L&G and help prepare you for the remainder of the internship. Over the course of the internship, you will have the chance to interact with different teams, hear from senior speakers and network with your fellow interns. Some of the day-to-day activities you may experience might include: 

  • Performing research and due diligence tasks to support decision making
  • Collating information for reporting
  • Preparing PowerPoint presentations for meetings
  • Liaising with key stakeholders and improving team processes with fresh perspectives and ideas
  • Most importantly you will be learning new skills and gaining knowledge of how our business works!

About the Business Area

Legal and General Capital (LGC) seeks opportunities to deploy capital in sectors where there is a lack of investment to support society’s needs. LGC invests in sectors such as housing, specialist commercial property, clean energy and SME Finance and is an exciting, growing and evolving part of the L&G Group.

Sustainability is at the core of what we do. We’re passionate about investments that will create a positive environmental and socio-economic impact.

The Urban Regeneration (UR) teams’ purpose is to invest Group capital into improving the built environment in cities that have seen relatively low recent investment, including supporting the government's "Build Back Better" and "Levelling Up" initiatives. The UR team has investments in various properties (including office, residential, retail, media and science) in cities across the UK (such as Manchester, Cardiff and Oxford).


Qualifications

First and foremost, we are looking for people in their penultimate year at university with an inquisitive mind and a desire to learn. We’re not expecting prior industry experience, but we’ll want to see that you have the tools to develop quickly. These include:

  • On track for a 2.1 Degree preferably in Real Estate
  • In your penultimate of University (i.e. graduating in 2025)
  • Curious, motivated and have a desire to learn more about a career in Urban Regeneration!
  • Analytical mind-set
  • Great communication skills
  • Flexible and a team-player
  • High levels of energy, dynamism and commitment
  • Highly organised with the ability to prioritise effectively

Additional Information

We believe that good businesses are built on doing the right thing and strive to do what is best for both our people and our customers. This means enabling you to bring your best self to work by giving you what you need, when you need it. 

This is why we’ve designed a process that puts you in control, because we recognise that your time is valuable. At each step, make sure you take time to pause and reflect before progressing to the next, as each subsequent step will ask for a bit more of your time.  

We want you to feel comfortable that this process is as fair and inclusive as possible, so please let us know if you have an illness or disability that you think may affect your performance during the process, so that reasonable adjustments can be made. 

At each step we’ll give more information and clear instructions on what actions you need to take and how you can prepare.

Whatever your role, we reward ability, performance and attitude with a package that looks after all the things that are important to you. Our employees have a wide range of benefits including a generous pension scheme, life assurance, 25 days’ holiday, private medical insurance, discretionary performance related bonuses, a variety of share schemes, discounts at both a huge range of high street stores and our own great products. Your hard work will be rewarded when you join us.

The brand with the brolly is choosing today to change tomorrow.

Since 1836, we’ve grown to become one of the world's largest asset managers, homebuilders, pension providers and insurance brands. 

We’re all here to improve the lives of our customers, build a better society for the long term, and create value for our shareholders - helping to shape a better future for society and the planet.

We need people who share our ambitions, agility and entrepreneurial spirit to help us do it.

At L&G, you’ll find a balance that helps you be your best. Empowered by hybrid working, we’re supported by technology and workplaces that enable us to work effectively wherever we are. We come together in offices to collaborate and connect, and use time at home for individual, focused activities. And, when we achieve great things, we celebrate our success and reward strong performance.

Today, there’s over 10,000 of us, working towards our mission, with plenty of opportunities to grow your career as we grow L&G. Will you join us?

Great minds don’t have to think alike, so we welcome voices from all backgrounds. Bringing together people with different life experiences helps us build empathy with our customers and drive innovation.

We don’t just talk about it, we actively promote diversity and equitable opportunities for all. That means our employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or protected veteran status. In fact, we embrace every dimension of diversity to reflect the customers and communities we serve.

We think it’s important to create an inclusive environment where we can all belong, contribute and drive progress, where you can develop and grow, and be empowered. We want you to use your voice to help us build a better tomorrow.

We all work differently, and have different needs, which is why. we’re always open to discussing flexible working arrangements. Likewise, we’re committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with specific needs during our recruiting process.

So whoever you are, wherever you are, whatever your story, we'd love to hear from you.

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