💰 day in the life of a business summer intern || female in finance vlog 👩🏻‍💼

♡ my first day as a summer intern in London || female in finance vlog ♡

Join me on my first day of the 10-week business summer internship in london, as an equities analyst at an asset management firm. The first 8 weeks are being held online, with the final 2 weeks being in person – in the office!! I was so nervous, but also very excited – both normal emotions to be experiencing, especially with meeting everyone online. It was actually a wonderful surprise to see how engaged senior management was with the new interns, all 36 of us! The internship started with a lot of tech issues but also a lot of fun activities to socialise with the others. I remember this felt like such a long first day. However, just you wait… I was tired after 7/8 hours of work. A few weeks later and it was more like 12 hours of work a day.

I also understand finance can be scary for a lot of people – sadly a lot of my female friends agreed it was something they found intimidating or confusing, but I'm so happy to help with any questions. Finance is such a male-dominated field and I would love to encourage other females to consider futures in this area or even just think more about investments in general. With the gender pay gap, women's pensions are already at a disadvantage, combined with the lack of teaching when it comes to money and savings, it's pretty horrific. This will always negatively impact the most vulnerable. I'm no expert and definitely can't give any financial advice myself, but am hoping to pick up the confidence to do more videos on this – specifically how I spend, save, and invest my earnings.

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    1. I’m back!! Editing the next part of this internship series that should be out in a few days 🥰❤️ I’ve missed you so much and thank you for being so patient with meeee – sending all the hugs and love Yasmin xx

  1. this is such a great video 🥺 started getting into your vlogs lately and they make me want to study at kcl every time i watch it 😭🥺 also i hope you have fun with your internship !

    1. Ahh that’s so lovely to hear 🥺🤍 keep up the hard work and I’m sure you’ll one day being sitting in maughan library studying away 💪🏼 thank you so much watching and supporting violet xx

    1. Thank you so much Yumna!! Encouraging more women into the space is certainly something I’m very passionate about and might delve into more detail in a future video 🧡 I hope you having a wonderful Sunday ☀️

    1. There will hopefully one or two more this week to catch you up on the past month!! I hope you’re doing well Amanda and having a wonderful weekend 🦋💙

  2. I often wonder how ‘real’ the impact is via such seemingly well intentioned strategies?
    Or is it more window dressing to make a company look good and ease the conscience?
    The best way to asses this is to talk to the people/places it’s meant to ‘impact’.

  3. So happy to see you back! I’ve missed you a lot! You look wonderful sweetie! When are you coming to Spain? I’m always amazed by your outdoors swimming! Have a nice Sunday! =^.^=

    1. I’m so happy to be back!! It’s been a hectic few months but it feels so good to see your comments again haha 💜 I hope you’ve been keeping well whilst I was out too. Spain won’t be for a while now with covid, but as soon as I find some good cheap flights and it’s safe to travel I’ll let you know straight away 🥰 I hope you have a wonderful week ahead Marina xx

    1. Ahh thank you Rosia!! I hope you’re doing well and had a wonderful Sunday 🤍 more updates pending… should be out this week ☺️✨

  4. every time i miss meiying i check her youtube and each time there’s a new video, it’s almost as if i manifested it! so nice to see you thrive, hope you have a fantastic internship <3

    1. Ahaha you know what, you probably did. I totally believe in manifesting myself ☺️✨ I’ve manifested many a thing – this internship was definitely something I visualised!! Thank you for watching and commenting and have a wonderful week ahead 💜

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