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  • The Role
  • The Company
  • The Culture

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • Very enjoyable - worked with a great bunch of people that really made me feel part of the team.


  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • Treated as if I was a team member.


  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • Whenever I had an issue I could be sure that the solution would be provided as well as guidance for future scenarios.


  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • Had a significant amount of work on a daily basis that really made the days fly by.


  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • Although 'not running the show' I was regularly speaking to clients and dealing with the FO (front office) on a daily basis.


  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • 5/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • Great atmosphere but always maintained a professional approach throughout.


  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • My learning was clearly timetabled which enabled a natural progression.


  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • A social, financial training, bloomberg training and e-learning


  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • 5/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • Would love to work at RBC.


    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • 5/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • London is always going to be expensive in comparison to other parts of the country.


  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • London - something on every night.


  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • Up to the interns to socialise with each other. Socialised on a weekly basis on average.


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Internship (1-4 Months)

Central London and City

August 2011

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