Summer Intern at UBS

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
London Central London and City
Review Date
Salary
£30,000+
Roles
Information Technology

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6.4/10

The Role
7.8
Organisation
6.0

Socialising

4.8

The Role

Role Description

I worked in IB Operations technology architecture, looking for suitable technologies that could extend current architecture and developing prototypes demonstrating my point.

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

I enjoyed it very much.

7/10

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

We talked mostly about professional topics.

7/10

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

My supervisors were field professionals and were giving me valuable advice all the time.

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

I had the freedom to choose how much time I spend in work and how hard I work.

10/10

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

I did not get much of the responsibility, meaning if I failed to deliver my tasks nothing would happen. However, the work I did was used in the production environment at the end.

6/10

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

I can clearly see that the skills I learned are important for the career in the industry.

7/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Atmosphere in my office was comparable to other companies I visited.

6/10

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

There were only a minor hiccups.

8/10

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

Before the start of internship there were online materials about investment banking. They were beneficial. Other than that there was only unnecessary Excel training.

2/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Staff Sales/Staff Shop
8/10

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

I feel indifferent to UBS.

6/10

Social

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

Yes, interns were organizing events like going for go-karting and similar.

8/10

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

This questions is weird. London is "expensive" but I could afford very decent living with cultural side from the salary I got.

4/10

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

I did not go to any clubs.

0/10

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

There were some volunteering opportunities.

7/10

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