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We’ll hire 100 black interns a year, say UK fund managers

August 17, 2020 at 12:41PM

City firms sign up to #100BlackInterns to tackle underrepresentation

A group of 80 leading City fund managers has committed to hiring at least 100 black interns per year, starting in 2021, to make up for the lack of black staff in the industry.

Legal & General, Goldman Sachs, Standard Life Aberdeen and Schroders are among the firms that have signed up to the #100BlackInterns initiative, aimed at helping young, university-educated black people break into the sector by placing them in frontline roles.

We are excited to launch the #100blackinterns programme today! Every year we will be offering 100 internships to black students and recent graduates in investment management. We have over 80 companies signed up so far from across the industry.

Continue reading… via Banking | The Guardian

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