Business students around the world have lost some love for banking five years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers, but the sector still remains the second most popular career choice, a new study from Deloitte finds.
The popularity of working in banking fell, although the sector remained resilient in the face of the financial crisis.
Bankers have become increasingly unpopular over the last few years. They have been blamed for financial scandals, mis-management and the global crisis, which has contributed to the decline in popularity of banks.
"Banking has had a bit of a reputation bashing," Kevin O'Reilly, a partner at Deloitte told CNBC. "The other way of looking at this is to say that despite a lot of pressure in the financial industry it has held up as one of the careers people want to go in to."
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Auditing and accounting remains at the top of the pile as the most attractive career while engineering and manufacturing lie at the bottom. The computing industry picked up steam over the last year and is now on par with banking in popularity.