Investment Banking Summer Analyst at HSBC

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

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7.4/10

The Role
7.5
Organisation
8.4

Socialising

6.0

The Role

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

Great experience with the possibility to be involved on interesting projects

8/10

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

Every colleague is easy to reach out to and helps you is you have questions

8/10

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

Every task is reviewed and you get a feedback on what you do

9/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

I had a lot of busy days but it is what you sign up for in this job

6/10

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

You have the opportunity to deliver real client work

7/10

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

The first weeks of training are useful to get everyone at the same level no matter your previous degree

7/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Great balance between seriousness and fun

9/10

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

Every event and the internship in general was perfectly set up

10/10

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

We had a high level training and a lot of sessions throughout the internship

9/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Subsidised/Company Gym
  • Company Parties/Events
9/10

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

They said they hire a fair number of summer interns

5/10

Social

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

Summer interns are well integrated into the different teams

9/10

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

London is not a cheap city but it is quite decent considering your compensation

5/10

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

You work a lot during the summer so you do not get to see a lot of the nightlife

5/10

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

Once again, as you work a lot and due to the short period of the internship, you cannot get involved too much in outside of work activities

5/10

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