Reference : VN-24791
Role Type : Fixed Term Contract (inc Secondee)
Location : London
Salary : Competitive
Closing Date : 3 February 2023
Your role at a glance
Legal and General Capital (LGC) seeks opportunities to deploy capital in sectors where there is a lack of investment to support society’s needs. LGC invests in sectors such as housing, specialist commercial property, clean energy and SME Finance and is an exciting, growing and evolving part of the L&G Group.
Sustainability is at the core of what we do. We’re passionate about investments that will create a positive environmental and socio-economic impact.
LGC are currently looking for summer interns who will support our Urban Regeneration, Clean Energy and Suburban Build to Rent teams in a variety of tasks over our 8-week program. If you are an undergraduate, looking for a challenging internship from July until August, which will develop your commercial acumen, whilst giving you an insight into our Build Back Better approach, this could be the internship for you.
What you’ll be doing
You will be assigned to one of the aforementioned teams for your 8-week placement which will be throughout July and August. You will also take part in an induction week designed to introduce you to L&G and help prepare you for the remainder of the internship. Over the course of the internship you will have the chance to interact with different teams, hear from senior speakers and network with your fellow interns.
Some of the day to day activities could include:
What we’re looking for
Our ideal candidate will:
When you commit to Legal & General, we’ll commit to you too. That means we’ll recognise and reward your hard work, your performance and your contribution.
If you join us, you’ll get access to some great benefits, including 25 days holiday (excluding bank holidays), an annual supplement for private medical insurance, generous pension scheme and life assurance, We’re also proud to offer competitive family leave.
You’ll have the opportunity to participate in our annual, performance-related bonus plan, and then there are the many discounts we offer that you can take advantage of – both for our own products and at a range of high street stores and online offerings.
As a company, to be one of the world’s largest Asset Managers, homebuilders, pension providers and insurances brands, we are diverse by our very nature. And we’re a company that wants to use our diversity and influence to make society better in the long term – for everyone. To do this we need to be a company that welcomes everyone, where everyone can succeed. That means we’re committed to building an inclusive culture in L&G where we can all perform at our best, no matter who we are, what we do or where we do it. So, whoever you are, wherever you are, whatever your story, we’d love to hear from you.
About the business area
As part of this program you will be placed with one of the below teams;
The Urban Regeneration (UR) teams’ purpose is to invest Group capital into improving the built environment in cities that have seen relatively low recent investment, including supporting the government’s “Build Back Better” and “Levelling Up” initiatives. The UR team has investments in various properties (including office, residential, retail, media and science) in cities across the UK (such as Manchester, Cardiff and Oxford).
The Clean Energy (CE) teams’ purpose is to invest Group capital into decarbonising the UK’s energy infrastructure and developing new technologies to address and accelerate the transition to a net zero carbon economy. The CE team has investments in wind, solar and battery infrastructure as well as next generation solar, ground source heat pump and electric vehicle technology companies amongst others.
Build to Rent Business (Real Estate)
A newly launched residential housing arm, Suburban Build to Rent (SBTR), that will create much needed, high quality family homes in areas connected to schools, transport infrastructure and amenities. Our schemes will provide high-quality houses and low-density apartments at scale, designed in a way which reflects new ways of living and working.