Investment management is a sector that people often don’t know about or perceive not to be for them. Investment20/20 aims to change that through the career workshops that we deliver in schools, colleges and universities. The workshops are most powerful when students hear from people working in the sector, our Investment Ambassadors, who share their own career journey. The Investment Ambassador programme is a membership benefit for Investment20/20 member firms.
Frequently asked questions:
You will visit a school, college or university to talk to share your career journey. The workshops take place in person and occasionally virtually. Investment Ambassadors never attend alone – a member of the Investment20/20 team accompanies and delivers the majority of the workshop.
Workshops take place in mainly in London, Essex, Kent, Hertfordshire, Surrey and West Sussex, along with Glasgow and Edinburgh.
Students will be age 11 upwards. We work across schools, colleges and universities.
Along with supporting young people’s career understanding, you will develop skills within an environment different to your day to day workplace. Volunteering can add a lot of value to your career and is viewed positively by employers – it demonstrates your commitment to skills development and improving performance.
Your employer will gain significant benefit from you becoming an Investment Ambassador. These include:
- The skills you develop can be transferred back to the workplace
- Brand promotion of the company to school, college and university students
- Connecting with the future workforce and consumer market.
When you sign up as an Investment Ambassador you will receive:
- An invitation to attend a virtual briefing session
- Email and telephone support from the Investment20/20 team
- Connections to other Investment Ambassadors to share best practice and tips on session delivery.
You will receive an email inviting you to attend a virtual briefing session.
Requests for sessions can vary depending on the time of the academic year. We will do our best to match you to a session as soon as one becomes available, and when you feel prepared to deliver. Please note that at key academic times (exam months for example) there may be a longer wait time.