Credit Suisse Competition – Project Firefly Emerging Leaders

And now for something a little different…

Looking for another way to ‘stand out’ from the competition? Credit Suisse are sponsoring an essay competition where past winners have even gone on to get an internship or graduate job with them.

Emerging Leaders Essay Competition is an outstanding and unique opportunity for students and recent graduates to take part in the premier global investment conference visit Hong Kong win cash prizes and all expenses paid.

Submitted essays will be reviewed by highly reputed Professors and Deans, high quality essays will be published by Project Firefly, possibly Credit Suisse and other national, regional and international media.  Authors of the top pool of essays will also receive a Certificate of Recognition from the Academic Review Board. Last year’s winners attended the AIC and learned, first hand, opinions of eminent thought leaders, such as:

•         Zhu Min -Deputy Managing Director of the IMF,
•         Austan Goolsbee – formerly a member of President Obama’s cabinet
•         Shinzo Abe -the recently re-elected Prime Minister of Japan.
•         Joined leaders from over 280 corporates, of which 60% were CEOs or CFOs.

The top 3 winners will be honoured with an official presentation at the conference.

See the attached flyer for more details. Credit Suisse are particularly interested in identifying top talent graduating in 2015. Authors of top essays who graduate in 2015 will receive special consideration for their internship recruitment process for top performers!

Interested? The deadline for submissions is 10th February. Find out more at:


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