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Inside the Mind of a Student England Volleyball Star

Sophie Szyszko started playing volleball competitively when she was 13. “I played for fun before then because my dad played it,” says the Durham University final year physics student. By 15 Sophie was in the England Cadet squad, which is the under 17 squad, and then between 15 and 18 she represented England at junior … Continue reading Inside the Mind of a Student England Volleyball Star View Article

From Field to Finance (Part 1): Why Women in Sport Can Find Career Success in the financial Field.

Years of intense training and incredible mental toughness make athletes highly desirable in the world of business. With a proven track record of success, most athletes offer traits that many companies find more desirable than a list of business credentials on a resume. The financial world, in particular, has long had its eyes on high … Continue reading From Field to Finance (Part 1): Why Women in Sport Can Find Career Success in the financial Field. View Article

From Field to Finance (Part 2): Women in Sport – Looking to the Future

Women in Sport - Looking to the Future: What Working In Finance Is Really Like If you do decide to enter the world of finance, it’s important to know what your typical day will look like. Most athletes are fearful of beginning a career in the corporate world because they know their day will look … Continue reading From Field to Finance (Part 2): Women in Sport – Looking to the Future View Article

From Field to Finance (Part 3): Women in Sport – Knowing Where to Start

Women in Sport - Knowing Where to Start:  Priming for Financial Success If you do decide to move forward in the world of finance, there are some things you can do to start priming yourself for success. Here is a list of a few things you can start doing now, even before you find that … Continue reading From Field to Finance (Part 3): Women in Sport – Knowing Where to Start View Article

From Field to Finance (Part 4): Women in Sport – How to Know if Finance if Right for You

Women in Sport - How to Know If Finance is Right For You: Looking at the details.  So while professional and top-level athletes definitely have many of the skills needed to succeed in finance, it doesn't mean that it's the right fit for everyone. Along with the skills mentioned above, most financial groups are looking … Continue reading From Field to Finance (Part 4): Women in Sport – How to Know if Finance if Right for You View Article

add-victor helps former Inter Milan footballer make the move to investment banking

Top sports men and women moving into business after their career ends is something of a common occurrence. Less common is when former elite athletes transition into specialist banking careers. What breaks the mould entirely is a former Italy under 20 football Captain, who made appearances for Internazionale in the Champions League, moving into a … Continue reading add-victor helps former Inter Milan footballer make the move to investment banking View Article