Summer Intern at Citi

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

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9.1/10

The Role
9.2
Organisation
9.2

Socialising

8.8

The Role

Role Description

Summer Analyst at Citi

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

I really enjoyed my internship as I got to experience a whole breadth of asset classes, networking events, work shadowing and mentorship from senior representatives.

9/10

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

extremely valued, my colleagues gave me the opportunity to work on documents which were used by clients and thereby I felt that my work was valuable.

10/10

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

I had regular weekly meetings and had day to day conversations with the team. Overall I could ask any questions that I wanted.

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Very busy. That is the beauty of the summer internship, you could never get bored. There's always either a project going on, you're either meeting people from the bank or work shadowing.

9/10

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

It was more about learning and understanding the work and the products which were complex and required research.

8/10

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

What I learnt about mostly was time management, networking and work ethic are the most important things, which need to be applied to studies.

9/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Really exciting, especially being on a trading floor which is always an exciting environment.

10/10

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

Very organised. I knew about events run by HR weeks in advance and I would be sent reminders all the time for internal online training.

10/10

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

A lot. On a day to day basis, my line manager invested a lot of time explaining difficult concepts to me which I always appreciated.

9/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Subsidised/Company Gym
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Healthcare/Dental
9/10

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

I am still in the process of finding out but I really do hope I get the job. Having been here for the Spring Week and then being lucky enough to convert to the summer, I would love the opportunity to be given the full time role.

8/10

Social

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

Yes there were a lot of social events held with the interns, everyone has been lovely.

10/10

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

Not too expensive, nothing different to what you experience on a day to day in London.

7/10

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

The bars are fantastic, especially during the world cup games.

9/10

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

Yes, there were many outside the office events held with the interns.

9/10