• The Role
  • The Company
  • The Culture

Role Description

-Database administration (SQL) -Code Development (VBA) -Code Testing -Various Projects

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • Pleasant atmosphere with smart and friendly people, interesting tasks and industry, excellent office and facilities, generous remuneration.


  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • 5/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • 5/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • Some days I was not very busy, whereas on other days I was extremely busy.


  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • 4/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • Early on I was involved in business meetings, and got the opportunity to apply and develop further skills in Excel VBA, SQL etc. I recommend this placement to you if you want to get into the finance industry, be it Technology or Finance itself. I was in the Information Systems department which is a great role for any Accounting/Finance/Economics student (like myself) who looks to develop sought-after technical skills in a professional working environment.


    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • Even the most experienced employees are patient with interns who do not have as much experience, enabling a great environment for learning on the job.


  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • 4/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • 4/5

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

    Working from home


  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • 3/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • 3/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • 4/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • 2/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • 3/5

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Placement Year (10 Months+)

23rd October 2017

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