BGF is an investment partner for growing companies in every sector of the economy in the UK and Ireland. With over 180 staff in 14 offices around the UK & Ireland, we provide local expertise to exciting entrepreneurs and small businesses, helping them to scale up and succeed. We believe in the power of brilliant businesses to drive innovation, generate progress and deliver prosperity in the UK, and we thrive in our role to help make that happen.

Kick start your career with a summer internship at BGF

Are you ambitious, career focused and looking to develop experience within the financial sector? Do you have an interest in entrepreneurship and what makes a successful business? Then an internship with BGF could be the perfect fit for you!

We are looking for undergraduates to join our eight week summer internship from 5th July – 27th August 2021. You’ll gain valuable experience in a chosen area of the firm, whether that’s InvestmentFinance, IT/TechHR, our Talent Network or Marketing & Communications, and develop practical skills to support your future ambitions.

We’re hiring interns into our London, Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds, Dublin, Reading & Bristol offices, so please take the time to review the different positions & locations on offer, and apply for the internship which you feel is most suited to your career goals.

 

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Positions available

In this department, you will play an integral role in supporting the HR team with a wide range of responsibilities and projects. You will be able to experience all elements of HR, including recruitment processes, onboarding & training and benefits & rewards.

To succeed in this role you must have strong attention to detail, as well as an enthusiastic and proactive nature.

Applications open 9:00am GMT, 03 February 2021
Applications close 11:59pm GMT, 11:59pm GMT, 05 March 2021
No. of positions available 1
Disciplines accepted Any degree discipline accepted

Working in this team will give you exposure to the whole investment process in Clean Growth focused companies. This is an early-stage sector and a heavily evolving landscape.

If you’re interested in clean growth & sustainability, and passionate about the sector – this is a great internship for you.

We’re looking for candidates who are excited about deep diving into analysis, looking into market opportunities & has the ability to think creatively and analytically.

This role could be with the London or Aberdeen team.

Applications open 9:00am GMT, 03 February 2021
Applications close 11:59pm GMT, 11:59pm GMT, 05 March 2021
No. of positions available 1
Disciplines accepted Any degree discipline accepted, although it is beneficial if you have a personal interest in sustainability and clean growth investment

This team invests in companies in their growth stage, and working in this department you will have exposure to the whole investment process.

This role is perfect for individuals who have a strong interest in the world of investment, are fascinated by understanding new businesses and are keen to get stuck into research & due diligence.

We’re looking for proactive self-starters, analytical thinkers, and individuals who have a strong commercial acumen.

Applications open 9:00am GMT, 03 February 2021
Applications close 11:59pm GMT, 11:59pm GMT, 05 March 2021
No. of positions available 1
Disciplines accepted Any degree discipline accepted

This team invests in listed companies, and working in this small and entrepreneurial team will give you great exposure to the whole investment process.

To apply for this role you should have a keen interest in the stock market & how it works, as well as enjoy working in a time sensitive capacity.

We’re looking for candidates who will enjoy conducting research into businesses, as well as into how the markets are operating more broadly.

 

Applications open 9:00am GMT, 03 February 2021
Applications close 11:59pm GMT, 11:59pm GMT, 05 March 2021
No. of positions available 1
Disciplines accepted Any degree discipline accepted

The technology team at BGF are essential for ensuring the business runs smoothly. In this team you will be exposed to a range of different functions, including Tech Support, Business Intelligence, the CRM team and Knowledge Management.

Candidates do not need to have a background in technology, however it is essential that applicants are interested in the evolution of technology & are excited to see the impact this can have on a business.

Applications open 9:00am GMT, 03 February 2021
Applications close 11:59pm GMT, 11:59pm GMT, 05 March 2021
No. of positions available 1
Disciplines accepted Any degree discipline accepted, although to apply you should be interested in learning more about technology and the role it can play within a business

BGF’s internal marketing team help to organise all events, digital content, PR & communications and branding for the business.

They’re an extremely busy department, who are looking for an intern who is excited to learn more about the world of marketing & get stuck into a range of projects.

The ideal candidate will be proactive, creative & have the ability to think outside of the box.

Applications open 9:00am GMT, 03 February 2021
Applications close 11:59pm GMT, 11:59pm GMT, 05 March 2021
No. of positions available 1
Disciplines accepted Any degree discipline accepted

BGF’s Talent Network supports the growth of businesses across the UK & Ireland. Their network is able to support companies with ad hoc advice, commercial insight and interim leadership. Each introduction is carefully researched and considered to ensure the best person for the job is put forward.

This team are essential for helping BGF’s portfolio companies to connect with experienced chairs and non executive directors.

In this role you will be involved in a host of projects to help the team continue to build their network, helping to map new sectors & identify top talent.

Candidates for this role should have strong communication skills and the ability to build relationships with a range of different individuals.

Applications open 9:00am GMT, 03 February 2021
Applications close 11:59pm GMT, 11:59pm GMT, 05 March 2021
No. of positions available 1
Disciplines accepted Any degree discipline accepted

Working within the Finance division, you will have exposure to the Core Finance & Portfolio Finance team.

This is a great opportunity to gain an insight into the inner workings of a Finance department and you will be involved in the day-to-day work of the team.

Tasks could include (but are not limited to):

  • Helping to prepare key data for month end analysis
  • Helping with budgets and internal reporting
  • Assist with ad hoc requests

No prior experience or knowledge of accounting is required, but ideally candidates will enjoy working with numbers and have strong communication skills

Applications open 9:00am GMT, 03 February 2021
Applications close 11:59pm GMT, 11:59pm GMT, 05 March 2021
No. of positions available 1
Disciplines accepted Any degree discipline accepted, although it could be useful if you have some understanding of accounting through either your studies/your own research

This team invests in companies in their growth stage, and working in this department you will have exposure to the whole investment process.

This role is perfect for individuals who have a strong interest in the world of investment, are fascinated by understanding new businesses and are keen to get stuck into research & due diligence.

We’re looking for proactive self-starters, analytical thinkers, and individuals who have a strong commercial acumen.

For this role you will be based in Birmingham.

Applications open 9:00am GMT, 03 February 2021
Applications close 11:59pm GMT, 11:59pm GMT, 05 March 2021
No. of positions available 2
Disciplines accepted Any degree accepted (Ideally on track to secure a 2:1 minimum)

This team invests in companies in their growth stage across Ireland, and working in this department you will have exposure to the whole investment process.

This role is perfect for individuals who have a strong interest in the world of investment, are fascinated by understanding new businesses and are keen to get stuck into research & due diligence.

We’re looking for proactive self-starters, analytical thinkers, and individuals who have a strong commercial acumen.

For this role you will be based in Dublin.

Applications open 9:00am GMT, 03 February 2021
Applications close 11:59pm GMT, 11:59pm GMT, 05 March 2021
No. of positions available 1
Disciplines accepted Any degree discipline accepted

This team invests in companies in their growth stage, and working in this department you will have exposure to the whole investment process.

This role is perfect for individuals who have a strong interest in the world of investment, are fascinated by understanding new businesses and are keen to get stuck into research & due diligence.

We’re looking for proactive self-starters, analytical thinkers, and individuals who have a strong commercial acumen.

For this role you will be based in Leeds.

Applications open 9:00am GMT, 03 February 2021
Applications close 11:59pm GMT, 11:59pm GMT, 05 March 2021
No. of positions available 1
Disciplines accepted Any degree discipline accepted

This team invests in companies in their growth stage, and working in this department you will have exposure to the whole investment process.

This role is perfect for individuals who have a strong interest in the world of investment, are fascinated by understanding new businesses and are keen to get stuck into research & due diligence.

We’re looking for proactive self-starters, analytical thinkers, and individuals who have a strong commercial acumen.

For this role you will be based in Manchester.

Applications open 9:00am GMT, 03 February 2021
Applications close 11:59pm GMT, 11:59pm GMT, 05 March 2021
No. of positions available 1
Disciplines accepted Any degree discipline accepted

This team invests in companies in their growth stage, and working in this department you will have exposure to the whole investment process.

This role is perfect for individuals who have a strong interest in the world of investment, are fascinated by understanding new businesses and are keen to get stuck into research & due diligence.

We’re looking for proactive self-starters, analytical thinkers, and individuals who have a strong commercial acumen.

Ideally you will spend some time working with the team in Reading, and some time working with the Bristol office.

Applications open 9:00am GMT, 03 February 2021
Applications close 11:59pm GMT, 11:59pm GMT, 05 March 2021
No. of positions available 1
Disciplines accepted Any degree discipline accepted