Number of positions: 45
Number of applicants for internships: 2,500
Who can apply: Penultimate year students.
Minimum academics: 24 UCAS points.
How to apply: Online at www.ingbarings.com/careers.
When to apply: From October 2000 and preferably before the end of February 2001.
Percentage of interns from Continental Europe: N/a
Internships outside London: No
Percentage of interns offered a full time position: Approximately 50%.
Percentage of graduate vacancies filled by summer interns: Approximately 50%.
Length of internship: 10-12 weeks.
Training offered: The focus is on-the-job as opposed to structured training. However, interns begin with a three-day introduction to investment banking and with training in the use of Excel.
Weekly breakfast meetings held by senior staff are designed to inform interns of the world beyond their department.
Assessment: Participants are asked to give a presentation at the end of the internship.
Pay: 450 per week (23,000 pro rata).