Grad Bites: Working in Trading

In this video, we hear from Doug, an execution trader, who tells us about what it’s like to work for a trading company. He explains a budding trader should show interest in markets, he discusses the qualities needed, and how work experience and internships helped him find out what he wanted to do and led him to make the right career decisions.


Grad Bites: Working in Trading



About Doug

Doug went to Loughborough University and studied Transport and Business Management. Internships while he was a student helped to guide him towards a career in finance. He currently lives in Guernsey and enjoys a different pace of life to London, where he first moved after university.


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