Rating

7.3/10

1026 reviews

  • The Role
    8.2
  • Organisation
    7.2
  • Socialising
    6.0
  1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?

  2. 9/10

  3. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  4. I enjoyed working with my team very much. They showed genuine appreciation for my work and looked after me well. They really hope that I will be back with them after the internship.

    9/10

  5. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  6. Despite his busy schedule, my manager had regular catch-up sessions with me to monitor my progress and help with issues that I raised. He gave me a lot of great advice and was very supportive.

    8/10

  7. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  8. I had daily and sometimes ad hoc tasks on top of 3 projects, but mainly it was up to me to set my own daily workload.

    7/10

  9. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  10. A fair enough amount! My team often encouraged me to be in the driving seat.

    8/10

  11. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  12. Practice makes perfect - I was really able to hone some of my existing skills and most importantly, develop more confidence.

    8/10

  13. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  14. My team was definitely a fun bunch!

    8/10

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

  16. 5/10

  17. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  18. We had a full day's lecture on financial markets and products as part of our induction week and lunchtime lectures every Wednesday.

    6/10

  19. What were the perks on your work placement?
  20. Subsidised/Company Gym

    Company Parties/Events

    Staff Sales/Staff Shop

    7/10

  21. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  22. Got an offer and have accepted already.

    10/10

  23. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  24. There was always something going on on Friday nights.

    7/10

  25. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  26. The Square Mile - enough said.

    3/10

  27. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  28. Lots of pubs and bars immediately around the office and some lively areas around such as Brick Lane etc.

    7/10

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

  30. 7/10

  31. In addition to these questions, is there any extra information you would like to leave about your experiences on your work placement that other students may be interested in?


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Internship (1-4 Months)

Banking/Finance

Central London and City

6th September 2011

£30,000+


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