2018 Talents Lab Attendee at UBS

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Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)
London Central London and City
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Banking - Commercial Banking - Investment Banking/Finance Financial Management

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Role Description

Insight programme into the different business areas of UBS in London.

1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?

Great programme providing a good insight into many different business areas.


2. To what extent did you feel valued during your time at the company or firm?

UBS makes all interns feel like we are valued. However, as the programme is only 3 days, it is difficult to gain a true insight into whether interns are highly valued.


3. How much guidance/support did you receive during the insight?

Guidance is good, it does not feel as intimidating as I expected. Questions are encouraged.


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

It gave me a good insight into a future career. As a management student, it was useful to see how the theory is applied.


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5. How well structured was the insight?

Very well structured. Clear schedule and all presentations were similar in structure, making it easy to compare them and the different business areas that they related to.


6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?

Good, everyone I met was very helpful and open. Other attendees were also very friendly.


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

The whole programme is an investment into training.


8. To what extent did the insight help you to understand what it would be like to have a full time role with the company or firm?

They gave a good insight, although it is of course difficult to give a great view on a 3 day programme.


9. How much did the insight help you in understanding the company culture?

Although it is still difficult to give a full view in only 3 days, this programme really managed to cover the culture of UBS.


10. How valuable was the content in helping you to decide on your future career path?

The programme gave me a new perspective on my future career.


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11. Were you paid or reimbursed adequately for this experience?

Transport and accommodation was covered. Dinner was not covered.

12. Were there opportunities for networking and meeting other employees of the company or firm?

There were many opportunities to network with employees at all levels of the firm.


13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?

The networking opportunities were good. Quite informal which meant that attendees were able to ask any type of question.


14. Did you find out about activities that employees can get involved in outside of work?

Not many employees talked about this.


15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?

Definitely. It gave me an insight into the different career paths that are available, and allowed me to hear from current employees.