RBWM Intern at HSBC

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
Birmingham West Midlands
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Salary
Less than £ 10,000
Roles
Banking - Retail Business Analytics Information Technology Market Research Marketing

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8.4/10

The Role
9.0
Organisation
7.8

Socialising

8.2

The Role

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

The placement really allowed you to get insight into the bank. It meant I was able to actually work and not be shadowing someone. It was a learning experience to develop skills.

9/10

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

The concept of netwoking was valued highly. Everyone in the bank was friendly and willing to help to understand all aspects of the bank.

10/10

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

Support was amazing, I was headed under a manager a second manager. I had the support of the intern programme and a grad coach. All this support is still in place after internship.

9/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

I had a project of my own to work on. I was given tasks to ensure I was working well in my team and met the deliverables.

7/10

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

It was so appreciatative to see that I did mean something to the organisation. I wasn’t just given work to fill my time. But instead I was really having an influence and my work did mean something.

10/10

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

It made me realise that stakeholder management is essential. Being able to manage a project and keep on line with deadlines was important also. It is an experience way beyond the books.

9/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

8/10

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

7/10

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

You have development days and insight days. Also there was mandatory training and learning experiments to ensure that we get out as much as we put in.

9/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • There were no perks with this Internship
5/10

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

10/10

Social

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

9/10

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

8/10

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

9/10

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

7/10

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