Summer Analyst at HSBC

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
London Central London and City
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Salary
£30,000+
Roles
Banking - Investment Banking/Finance

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7.0/10

The Role
7.3
Organisation
7.4

Socialising

6.0

The Role

Role Description

Infrastructure and Real Estate division, covering both M&A and debt financing over the following sectors: Real Estate, Infrastructure, Support Services, Renewables, Power & Utilities, Logistics and Transportation

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

Really enjoyed it, exposure to different work streams with the investment bank

8/10

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

Got on really well with the analysts and associates, some of the more senior staff could be distant but on the whole formed good relationships with the majority of people that I worked with

8/10

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

Limited by management, however great support and guidance given by analysts/associates that I worked with

7/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Very busy

7/10

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

During the placement I was given my own pitch book to create, while receiving guidance, I drove the project including building my own business model unaided

7/10

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

7/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

7/10

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

8/10

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

8/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Subsidised/Company Gym
  • Company Parties/Events
7/10

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

Have to wait 2 weeks post internship completion to find out whether you've received a graduate job offer or not. Majority of banks tell you on the last day of the internship. However I believe HSBC normally offer a high % of interns a graduate job

7/10

Social

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

8/10

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

6/10

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

6/10

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

4/10

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