Global Capital Markets at UBS

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

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7.0/10

The Role
7.5
Organisation
6.4

Socialising

7.0

The Role

Role Description

Working within Debt Capital Markets, helping trade short term paper

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

Very challenging - meant it was extremely rewarding

6/10

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

My teams were extremely kind and gave me far more time than I had expected

8/10

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

I had a fantastic and dedicated line manager who took a great deal of interest in my progress, but I think that was very lucky and not necessarily typical

9/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Varied enormously

6/10

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

Far more than expected, but you get as much as you ask for / show yourself to be able to take on

9/10

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

I've realised how much work I could get done in my degree, in terms of how productive I can be! I certainly learnt how to rise to challenges and work effectively in a team

7/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Very volatile - I was on the trading floor so emotions were infectious

5/10

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

Great access to senior management, educational lectures, a trading game, networking breakfasts / lunches / drinks

9/10

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

Lectures were fascinating

7/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Company Parties/Events
3/10

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

Appealing

8/10

Social

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

The other interns were fantastic and we became very close

9/10

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

Central London prices

5/10

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

If you have time!

7/10

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

I am told so

7/10

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