GBM Banking Summer Intern at NatWest Group

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
London Central London and City
Review Date
Salary
£24,000 - £25,999
Roles
Banking - Investment

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7.3/10

The Role
6.5
Organisation
7.2

Socialising

8.8

The Role

Role Description

Duties mainly revolved around creating powerpoint slides for company presentations, collecting and collating broker forecasts, sending out emails of daily updates in the market of which my team operates.

1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?

Really enjoyed my team at RBS.

8/10

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2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?

Depends on the type of task given. If some tasks given feel like they add value to the overall big picture, then you feel more valued.

6/10

3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?

At the beginning people have a lot of time for you, and as you progress there is more time on your own once you have the skills.

7/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Some days were really busy and others I did nothing.

5/10

5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?

Some tasks seemed like I was given more responsibility and other tasks were bottom of the rung tasks (which clearly have to be done by someone).

6/10

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

Powerpoint and excel skills can be transferred into most modern situations. Banking knowledge is very valuable for future opportunities

7/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Some desks are quieter than others (we did a rotation).

6/10

8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?

Many events organised at certain times and reminders sent out to make sure you didn't forgot. We got given a booklet at the start with all the dates of events.

8/10

9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?

We had lunch and learns every Tuesday and Thursday to learn about relevant sectors. Also had talks from bosses.

8/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Staff Sales/Staff Shop
9/10

11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?

No idea how I've done.

5/10

Social

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

Brilliant group of people.

10/10

13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?

Expensive.

8/10

14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?

Lots of choices.

9/10

15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?

Tonnes of activities in London if you wanted to get involved

8/10

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