Summer Analyst at Royal Bank of Canada

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

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8.6/10

The Role
8.5
Organisation
8.8

Socialising

8.5

The Role

Role Description

Investment Banking Summer Analyst

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

RBC is a fantastic place to get initial investment banking experience

9/10

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

My colleagues took my work and insight seriously from day 1

10/10

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

The guidance and support was top notch. I was invited to client meetings even as an intern

9/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Quite busy. On average at the office until late at night.

5/10

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

I was given a great amount of responsibility. The slides I produced were often sent directly to clients

9/10

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

Both the intense technical and soft skills I learned during my internship will be of great use for any future job I may have.

9/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Overall, there was a very good atmosphere in my team, however there were some tensions regarding work hours and hierarchy in other teams on the floor

8/10

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

Very organized

10/10

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

I especially liked the speaker lunches on Wednesdays

10/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Subsidised/Company Gym
  • Financial Bonus
  • Company Parties/Events
8/10

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

Appealing, however job security is not great considering recent developments

8/10

Social

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

The events organized by HR were great

10/10

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

Quite expensive

8/10

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

Very good

9/10

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

This could be improved with more bank wide events rather than just team or intern drinks

7/10

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