Assisting my Line Manager and the rest of the team in their daily tasks/projects to get a flavour of how Finance works, and completing an individual project as well as a group project in order to add value to the company and understand what part of Finance you would like to go into. Sessions also regularly hosted by the Internship Programme about various aspects of employability.
My role was within Digital Fraud Strategy Team. The amount of responsibility and ownership given to interns is beyond any expectations. I had multiple opportunities to deliver change and to develop hard and soft skills across a variety of tasks related to new initiatives, producing budget outlooks, analyzing & evaluating the current performance of the department. I also produced stunning visuals that were used by senior colleagues in larger meetings.
My role was to assist my line manager in her projects. This included sitting in on meetings, creating powerpoints, doing research, and helping to develop ideas. I was also given training and projects which I was personally responsible for, which I completed over a number of weeks. Additionally, I was given the chance to network extensively, meeting a wide array of people, learning about the wide array of jobs done at Barclays.
As a Summer Analyst in Global Fraud Management Operations I supported team members with various tasks such as updating the daily stock of cases that needed to be handled, organizing information in spreadsheets and contributing to weekly investigation guidance meetings.
I worked in the Business Oversight Compliance team and I mainly dealt with anti-money launderign. My team and I analyzed issues that arised internally with the aim to define whether they were to be considered as policy breaches and to take all of the necessary steps to solve them. This involves writing reports and constantly update all of the people involved by the issue.
Working days started at 9am and ended at 5pm. I was in the governance team and had to create a gang chart for a project migration in the loan processing system. This role consisted of a lot of 1 to 1 meetings with workstream leads where they would lay out their set milestones for the entire migration after which I would insert into the Gantt chart.