Intern at RCI Financial Services

Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Maple Cross South East
Review Date
Salary
£16,000 - £17,999
Roles
Business Analytics Information Technology

7.7/10

The Role
8.7
Organisation
7.8

Socialising

6.2

The Role

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

I really enjoyed working at RCI, the people, the location, the culture was very positive.

8/10

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

I felt like that my colleagues respected my views and opinions, which made me feel respected.

10/10

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

I think management work really hard to accommodate interns needs and requests.

9/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

some days where very relaxed and others very intense, depending of the work I was assigned.

8/10

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

I was given good amount of responsibility as I was interacting directly with business affiliates and managers.

9/10

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

I feel like I learnt a lot of new skills during my placement and I definitely think they will help me to finish my degree.

8/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

very calm and relaxed atmosphere, people generally friendly and engaging.

10/10

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

I don't feel like the placement was well organised as I mostly had to find my own work.

5/10

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

the company is very keen on learning, and I feel like I was given all the tools I needed to progress in the task I was given.

9/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Company Parties/Events
  • Above 25 days holiday
  • Working from home
8/10

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

i feel RCI is a good global company and there is definitely chance to grow as individuals

7/10

Social

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

other placement students where friendly and we got along pretty quickly, we went to multiple night outs and had lots of fun.

9/10

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

depends where you live, Rickmansworth is a small town so there isnt much to do, while Watford is a bit more lively. in terms of cost of living, its not very cheap

4/10

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

night life is alright if you happen to live in Watford, else is non existent.

8/10

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

there wasn't really much to do around the area I lived, so most times I would be chilling at home.

4/10