IB 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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9.1/10

The Role
9.7
Organisation
9.0

Socialising

8.2

The Role

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

I really enjoyed the internship because people are very supportive and willing to share responsibilities

10/10

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

As an intern, my contribution was valued because the analysts/associates actually put my slides in several pitches, which was quite rewarding experience

10/10

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

My manager was extreme helpful in terms of introducing me to new people and assigning me the tasks that match my interest

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

My working hours were ok. On the financing side of my team, people left quite early around 7 or 8 pm and M&A side around 12am

9/10

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

I was given responsibilities of developing pitches in terms of developing equity stories, which I consider is very interesting

9/10

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

I was surprised that the training last for two weeks considering it was a 10-week internship, which shows HSBC's commitment in developing new joiners

10/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

People are quite busy but still quite supportive

8/10

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

The workload was just right, which makes me feel time really was gone very fast

9/10

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

As mentioned before, training was tremendous

10/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • There were no perks with this Internship
10/10

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

The positions of graduate are quite competitiative

8/10

Social

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

Yes. Made a lot friends there

10/10

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

Affordable

7/10

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

Quite a lot networking event

6/10

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

Quite a lot

10/10

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