Equity Research Intern at Fidelity International

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

Connect with this company

8.5/10

The Role
8.7
Organisation
9.4

Socialising

7.0

The Role

Role Description

Equity research analyst: Financial modelling and share valuation

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

Very interesting scheme and was really taught skills that are applicable elsewhere. Felt a lot more like a training scheme where I was rapidly improving.

9/10

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

Everyone was very interested in your progression and always made time to talk to and teach you.

10/10

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

Whenever I asked for help they were very willing to take time to make sure you really understood difficult concepts. Helped me perfect any unique ideas I had

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Job was as much work as you made it, there was always something else you could do to improve your ideas, however you never felt pressured to stay late.

8/10

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

Internship was more of a training scheme introducing you to become an equity research analyst. So actual responsibilities were low, but concepts taught were very valuable

5/10

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

Skills taught are very valuable, to begin with the learning curve was fairly vertical, but it meant you cover a lot of ground in the 8 weeks and it all became second nature by the end

10/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Was very chilled open and friendly, everyone was always quite busy so it felt a bit quiet at times but could always have a good chat by the coffee machines

8/10

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

Very wel structures internship, an entire week of external education and crash courses into accounting and valuation

10/10

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

Highly invested, company do not use you for monetary gain on the internship and use it to ensure you will be reliable in the actual job instead, which is great because they invest highly in your skill set to ensure you have all the tools you need

10/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • There were no perks with this Internship
9/10

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

Very appealing, generous incentives and good structures longer term career path at the company

10/10

Social

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

Yes, we had a Facebook group chat that was good to get a group together for drinks in the evenings

8/10

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

Middle of London so fairly expensive, lots of food choice though

6/10

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

London nightlife

8/10

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

Not on the internship but more opportunities in the actual full time role

6/10

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