Summer Intern at UBS

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Internship (1-4 Months)
London Greater London
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Banking - Investment Banking - Investment Banking/Finance Banking - Investment Banking - Retail Banking/Finance Banking/Finance
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The Role



The Role

Role Description

As a summer intern you support different members in the team, preparing pitches, excel files and presentations, doing researches and updating databases/

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

The internship was a valuable experience to learn new things, meet new people and grow personally.


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

It was great to work with colleagues, the team was welcoming and very friendly.


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

They always give you guidance, it is up to you to ask questions if you have problems or face difficulties.


4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Very busy: the work is intense, there are few moments "free" and not lasting more than 10-15 minutes.


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

You have increasing responsibility in time, not a lot at the beginning.


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

A lot, my studies were absolutely helpful and a great support for the work I did here.


The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

It was busy but friendly, people understand and try to help you when they can. We laughed and have good time together as well.


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

The internship is very well structured and organised, they care a lot about the people they hire.


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

The firm invested in preparing us, we asked for further trainings and we obtained all the help we wanted.


10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Sports and Social Club
  • Company Car
  • Subsidised/Company Gym
  • National Travel
  • International Travel
  • Financial Bonus
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Staff Sales/Staff Shop
  • Above 25 days holiday
  • Working from home
  • Healthcare from home
  • Healthcare/Dental
  • Travel loan

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

It is a good place to work and the team in CCS is very nice.



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

Yes, you cannot meet everyone but still people you meet are nice on average.


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

You work a lot, you socialize with your collegues and fellows, less with people in these area.


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

I imagined that but I went out only during some weekends.


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

London is a great city full of opportunities and people but I enjoyed only few of them.