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Rating

3.8/5
  • The Role
    4.0
  • The Company
    4.3
  • The Culture
    3.0

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • Overall, a very enjoyable internship. Plenty of opportunities to network and learn about the firm. The people are very supportive and helpful. I would strongly recommend this internship for anyone interested in Operations, Technology or Finance.

    5/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • Responsibility comes with trust and demonstrating capability to learn quickly and deliver quality work. It is largely based on an individual's motivation to contribute to the team.

    4/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • I was given amazing suppot and training sessions during my 11 weeks. I was also given the freedom to find other work shadowing placements outside of my area.

    4/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • Once I began my projects I was fairly busy on a daily basis. It is important to be able to prioritise tasks and not take on more work than you can handle.

    4/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • I was assigned a fairly large project which involved talking to a lot of people and reaching out to different teams within JPM.

    4/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • Microsoft Excel and Access skills improved a lot. In terms of studies, any financial information is beneficial. I learnt a lot.

    5/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • My team made me laugh every single day. Very fun, friendlt atmosphere.

    5/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • Atleast one or two events arranged each week. These included speaker events, networking, parties, treasure hunt.

    5/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • We were given a useful handbook at the start.

    4/5

  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • Subsidised Canteen

    Subsidised/Company Gym

    Company Parties/Events

    4/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • Very appealing however headcount must be considered.

    4/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • Around 90 of us. Everybody gets along very well.

    5/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • Events provided food and beverages.

    2/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • Some teams enjoy going for drinks after work.

    3/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • N/a

    3/5

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Details

Internship (1-4 Months)

Banking - Investment

Central London and City

2nd September 2011


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