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Rating

3.8/5
  • The Role
    4.1
  • The Company
    3.9
  • The Culture
    3.3

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • Great experience at 360 degrees.

    5/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • I worked within the trading floor in a pretty exotic desk. Due to this, part of the seniors have not been always focused in integrating me into their projects.

    3/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • My manager has always been very patient and supportive during the entire internship.

    5/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • Except for very few days with a light workload, I have always been very busy and involved in challenging tasks.

    4/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • Taking into consideration the considerable skill set and experience requested in my desk, I have been given for a considerable responsibility from day 1.

    4/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • The experience will be very helpful in my future studies and career.

    4/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • Friendly and supportive

    5/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • Good organisation from the initial training to the end of the internship.

    4/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • The firm is focused on strongly investing into the small number of intakes of each year.

    4/5

  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • Company Parties/Events

    3/5

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

    5/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • Good scene, but due to the global small number of intern, spread in addition on totally different divisions, has not been always easy to build deep extra work relationships.

    4/5

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

    1/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • I lived in Shoreditch, excellent nightlife.

    5/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • The HR organised several events to promote the cooperation and the integration of the intern within the firm.

    4/5

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Details

Internship (1-4 Months)

Greater London

August 2017


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