Summer Intern (Risk) at RBS

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
Edinburgh Scotland
Review Date
Salary
£20,000 - £21,999
Roles
Banking - Retail

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3.9/10

The Role
2.7
Organisation
4.2

Socialising

5.5

The Role

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

I did not enjoy my internship at RBS. While there were sporadically tasks that were somewhat interesting, it was mostly tedious and repetitive, and in no way challenging.

2/10

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

My colleagues were always polite to me, but they weren't particularly friendly or inclusive.

3/10

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

My line manager was often absent, and gave me only very superficial guidance.

3/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Throughout my ten-week internship, there were only a few days were I was actually busy. Most mornings I got so bored that I ended up just reading newspapers for hours.

1/10

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

There weren't a lot of tasks that were of wider significance to the business.

2/10

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

This is not really applicable to my situation, as my studies do not relate to this internship.

5/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

5/10

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

5/10

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

5/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised/Company Gym
5/10

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

1/10

Social

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

This was actually one of the few points that made those two months bearable.

7/10

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

5/10

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

5/10

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

5/10