Summer Scheme Intern at Savills

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Internship (1-4 Months)
London Central London and City
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Less than £ 10,000
Property/Real Estate

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The Role



The Role

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

The placement was a not only a valuable experience but an enjoyable one. It gave me an insight into the Real Estate world, allowing me to develop skills that I will carry with me throughout my career.


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

Consistently given responsibility for different aspects of projects that were being carried out.


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

If I was unsure with any work set, all my colleagues were more than happy to explain it to me.


4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Always occupied.


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

I was given a fair amount of responsibility, but given my limited real estate knowledge, I understand that I could not take charge of certain aspects on a project! Nonetheless, I was occupied on a daily basis, with the work I carried out being essential to the colleague it was for.


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

The skills I have developed during this internship are invaluable, ones that I will most certainly carry with me throughout my career.


The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Everyone in the office is outgoing and social, more than happy to take a moment out of their day to sit down and have a chat with you.


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

Each week there were activities lined up for the interns - ranging from departmental overviews, to city tours. The graduate recruitment team were always there to help if you needed it!


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

Savills invests in its interns by providing them with the information necessary to work in the real estate world. The make the effort to explain what Savills provides in terms of training and development if you were to join the firm on more permanent basis.


10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Subsidised/Company Gym
  • Financial Bonus
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Working from home
  • Travel loan

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

Savills is definitely a firm that I would love to work for!



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

All the interns have been really sociable, going out for drinks once a week.

The teams make the effort to take you out for both lunch and departmental social activities, so you feel right at home in the team.


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

Lived at home.

Area is fairly expensive but it is central London!


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



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

There are a range sports teams that you can get involved in!