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Rating

4.4/5
  • The Role
    4.3
  • The Company
    4.7
  • The Culture
    4.1

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • An amazing experience with all the support given by my colleagues as well as individuals outside my primary division on tips to succeed in this firm. With the initial training week helping me to build my technical knowledge, I was also able to enhance my interpersonal skills through the many networking opportunities that myself and the other interns were invited to. Additionally, the interns are treated very well here at MUFG, having a free 3 course meal and I was invited to Go Karting with my team!

    5/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • I was asked to complete tasks by various colleagues across the different departments in my division that made a genuine difference to the team. As an intern, to take on such responsibility at such an entry level position goes to show how MUFG values each and every single individual working for the firm.

    5/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • Throughout my internship I am receiving support from colleagues as well as my line managers, on tips to progress in my career whether this means staying with MUFG or not. Any questions that I may have with regards to the work I am doing or concerns I am having with the internship, I am able to discuss them with my managers as well as my Buddy.

    5/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • This usually varies day to day, where some days there is so much to do whereas on other days there is very little to do.

    3/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • The tasks I have been set with has really added value to the team, making their lives even easier. This type of work continues to motivate because it is work that I found interesting but also very satisfying as I know I am making a difference.

    4/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • One of the more important skills I have developed during my internship is my ability to network with individuals whom I have never met. This is a skill that will not only help you in the working world or at university, but almost in all aspects of your life. How I have been able to develop my networking skills is through all the opportunities HR has set up for the interns to speak with both junior and senior members of the firm, as well as all the training that has been invested in to the interns to refine both our technical skills but also our soft skills.

    5/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • A balance of not being too quiet nor too loud. I am easily able to have discussions with colleagues to discuss work or personal matters, thus establishing profound rapports with my team members.

    5/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • Very well organised! HR has done an amazing job in setting up so many opportunities to help us interns to continue to progress throughout our internship. This includes: classroom training sessions, personal effectiveness training sessions, networking opportunities, social events and etc.

    5/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • MUFG has massively invested in the interns, which is something I am hugely grateful for.

    5/5

  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • Subsidised Canteen

    Sports and Social Club

    Company Parties/Events

    4/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • As MUFG is a small firm with a very flat organisation structure, the progression up the corporate title is amazing, and thus, very motivating to all members in the firm.

    5/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • With the interns being treated to an intern dinner which MUFG paid for, and other social events we have been invited to such as a BBQ, myself and the other interns have been able to form very close friendships.

    5/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • MUFG's office is based in Liverpool Street/Moorgate, which can be expensive but as they have a subsidised canteen this can be very helpful.

    4/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • There are plenty of bars within a 5 minute walk from the office, and a few nightclubs in Shoreditch which is not too far.

    4/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • I attended a team CSR and will soon go on to a CSR day with all the interns. Additionally, MUFG had a day of Abseiling where employees of the firm can take part in, an initiative aimed to helping raise money for charity.

    4/5

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Internship (1-4 Months)

Central London and City

August 2017


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