Summer Intern at UBS

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
Liverpool Street Central London and City
Review Date
Salary
£30,000+
Roles
Banking/Finance

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7.5/10

The Role
6.5
Organisation
8.2

Socialising

8.2

The Role

Role Description

Risk and Control Analyst

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

Learnt a lot about the banking industry and enjoyed the people i worked with

8/10

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

Fully integrated straight away and was taken out by desk.

8/10

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

Line manger always had his door open for advice and questions as did the rest of my team and all the senior management around.

8/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Initially I was fairly busy, but my work wasn't really enough for 10 weeks so had to drag it out a bit.

5/10

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

Would have liked more daily line tasks as opposed to project based work

5/10

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

Improved presentation/networking skills significantly

5/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Friendly and fun

8/10

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

Very well, many intern events and seminars

8/10

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

Several courses available to learn from as well as shadowing various other departments

8/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Financial Bonus
  • Company Parties/Events
9/10

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

Strong Q2 results but like many other banks it is going through a round of job cuts/freezing

8/10

Social

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

Always up for going out on Friday which was good fun

8/10

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

Liverpool Street is a very expensive area, nothing you can do about it

8/10

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

Fun but very expensive

8/10

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

Community affairs projects available - Shoreditch Games

9/10

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