Operations Summer Analyst at UBS

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

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7.3/10

The Role
8.2
Organisation
7.2

Socialising

6.0

The Role

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

9/10

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

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

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

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

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

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

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

A fair enough amount! My team often encouraged me to be in the driving seat.

8/10

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

Practice makes perfect - I was really able to hone some of my existing skills and most importantly, develop more confidence.

8/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

My team was definitely a fun bunch!

8/10

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

5/10

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

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

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised/Company Gym
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Staff Sales/Staff Shop
7/10

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

Got an offer and have accepted already.

10/10

Social

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

There was always something going on on Friday nights.

7/10

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

The Square Mile - enough said.

3/10

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

Lots of pubs and bars immediately around the office and some lively areas around such as Brick Lane etc.

7/10

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

7/10

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