Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) has selected ten Ashesi students for its 2015 summer internship programme in London. BAML’s highly competitive global summer internship programme provides a good introduction into the world of financial services for excellent students around the world.

Students that are selected gain from structured development programmes, networking opportunities and a mentor system that help them grow their careers.

The students, Sela Agbakpe ’15, Israel Agyeman-Prempeh ’16, Jessica Ali ’15, Effie Bartel-Kodwo ’16, Akosua Dei-Anang ’15, Justina Etteh ’15, Yaw Ohene ’15, Jesse Opoku Asiedu ’15, Peter Vanderpuye ’15 and Esi Yeboah ’15, will join other students from around the world in London to collaborate and learn from each other. 

“I am really looking forward to engaging the people at BAML,” said Israel Agyemang-Prempeh ’16, who will be joining the Global Markets and Technology division. “The diversity will allow me to connect with some of the world’s best minds, and I look forward to improving my leadership and software development skills.”

The ten students are the second group of students to be hired for internships at the global banking giant. The first group of students selected in 2014, Phoebe Amoako ’16, Efua Graham ’15 and Sandra Aminarh ’15, have all received full-time job offers from the bank.

“We are excited that BAML has been impressed with the students they have recruited from Ashesi so far,” said Assistant Director of Career Services, Esi Bentsi-Enchill. “This shows the competitive edge of Ashesi students globally. Internship opportunities like these help students develop strong career skills, and better prepares them for the world stage. We look forward to strengthening our collaboration.” 

Bank of America is one of the world's leading financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small and middle-market businesses, large corporations and governments with a full range of financial and risk management products and services. Bank of America Merrill Lynch is the marketing name for the global banking and markets businesses. The bank has offices in 23 countries on three continents, combining the best of local knowledge and global expertise.