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Overall it was a really good internship, well thought out and executed. In particular the rotation program was beneficial as it allowed you to get exposure to different areas of the banking industry, allowing you to get a better understanding of the industry.
Really valued! The internship program was quite small, hence you were the only intern with one a team at any one particular time. As such asking questions, advice etc. was easy to do, and most team members are happy to take the time with you.
In both of my rotations there were people on the team that went above and beyond to help me understand the product area, and finance in general. I scheduled coffees and lunches with members of the team regularly just to ask about their product area etc.
Normally quite busy, like anything though the trick is to make sure you ask for work, and keep learning while on an internship.
Not high levels of responsibility, but that can be expected on an internship. Most of my tasks involve writing internal team memos, updating powerpoint decks, attending meetings etc.
I really like to think I developed a wide range of skills on the internship, including powerpoint, excel, how to manage time efficiently, acting professionally in a work environment etc.
Really friendly office, never a big deal to ask people questions no matter how senior they were.
Very well organised, regular talks throughout the internship with people from across the business, socials etc.
A good amount, paid for training in excel and powerpoint. Lots of time spent with desk members going over modelling, product areas etc.
Very appealing, good work life balance, and a friendly culture!
Yes, very friendly group of inters with regular drinks etc
Expensive- central London
In central London, so yes, a lot of nightlife.
Internship (1-4 Months)