UBS Talents Lab program at UBS

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Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)
London Central London and City
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Insight program

1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?

The ubs Talents Lab program was a wonderful experience. I enjoyed a lot in getting to know the company, different sectors, people working at UBS and other fellow candidates of the program. Overall, it was an overwhelming 3 days and I am excited to come back soon.


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

Since I am very shy, it was hard for me at first to get to know people. But by the end of it, I knew so many other students and employees at UBS. This boosted my confidence as well. I felt valued in the sense that UBS cares about its employees as well as future prospective employees.


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

I was given a lot of support throughout the program. All my questions were answered and I got a clearer picture of what I want to pursue further.


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

I believe that the skills I developed at the Talents Lab program will help me throughout life. Certain skills like analytical and communication skills is what I learned at UBS and they will help me wherever I go in life.


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5. How well structured was the insight?

The structure of the program was placed well and everything went according to the plan. Overall, it was a nice experience since we first got to learn about the different sectors and had workshops and then could decide what we want to opt for.


6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?

It was a friendly and comfortable atmosphere. UBS made sure that everyone was comfortable in the environment and boosted everyone’s eagerness in getting to know everyone around them.


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

I feel like the company has invested a lot in terms of development of the candidate. It is a thrilling opportunity for me to be a part of this program.


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?

At first, I was very confused about which department I wanted to pursued my career in. At the Talents Lab program, I was exposed to various departments and their operations which gave me a clearer idea of what I wanted to pursue my career in. Further workshops also boosted my interest in the same.


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

At first, we were given a deep dive into the culture and this helped me understand the working and culture at UBS. It was a brief insight into the culture however it helped me understand more as the program proceeded further.


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

The workshops and different areas of working helped me decide what I wanted to work as in the future. Although all the sessions were exciting. It was an exhilarating experience to attend this program and helped me a lot to understand what I want to proceed with, in terms of future prospects.


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

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

We got an opportunity to asks questions during the program as we went through the different business areas. Additionally, there was a networking session at the end of the 3rd day.


13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?

I was not able to attend the networking session at the end, but I wish I could have done so. However, all my questions were answered prior to that and I interacted with a few employees and graduate trainees during the workshops which helped.


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

Yes. We were given a tour of the whole building when Alex mentioned the various opportunities and benefits of working at UBS. It displays how much UBS cares about their employees.


15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?

I would definitely recommend this insight to a friend since it was such a wonderful experience for me. Even though the program has ended, I still wish to go back since it was a completely new experience for myself.