Student at Barclays

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Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)
Munich Europe
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Banking - Investment

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About You

1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?

I enjoyed the insight yerry much, specifically the close interactions with the different peple working at barclays that we have been introduced to.


2. To what extent did you feel valued during your time at the company or firm?

I felt to have been recieved in a verry friendly and supporting atmosphere.


3. How much guidance/support did you receive during the insight?

Every question I asked was answered to me with great attention to detail. That gave me the feeling that being curious and asking questions is verry much supported and welcomed.


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

I had the chance to extend my network and get a good first insight into Investment Banking and markets, both of wich will help me to take the right path for my further career.


The Organisation

5. How well structured was the insight?

I think the division of the insight into a banking and a Markets day was organzzed verry well. Overall I was impressed by the level of organization.


6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?

I very much enjoyed the high energy and verry positive environment I got to experience during the insight. All the participants were very motivated and the HR team as well as all Braclays employees verry friendly, reassuring and eager to make our experience the best possible.
In fact, I would verry much like to work in an atmosphere that is equally as positive and productive as the one I experienced during the Barclays insight.


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

I am verry greatful for the fact, that Barclays didnt shy away from the increased costs of inviting non UK students .


8. To what extent did the insight help you to understand what it would be like to have a full time role with the company or firm?

Even though the insight was very short, ig gave a good first impresion of the different areas of work within Barclays.


9. How much did the insight help you in understanding the company culture?

Throughout the whole insight, the company colture was well displayed by the attitude and professionalism I experienced.


10. How valuable was the content in helping you to decide on your future career path?

For me the marcets day was a verry big reassurance, that trading is what I want to do as a future charrear. I have come tho that realization not only by the insight of what a trading job is like but also by the great connectios and interactions I had with the people working in tradin.


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11. Were you paid or reimbursed adequately for this experience?

I feel Barclay did everything one can expect to make this experience possible.

12. Were there opportunities for networking and meeting other employees of the company or firm?

yes, I particularely enjoyed the networking sessions and one on one conversations with the employees.


13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?

There was engough time to interact withe ever attending Barclays employee.


14. Did you find out about activities that employees can get involved in outside of work?

yes, we were introduced to all the interesting Barclays societies that employees could become a part of.


15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?

because of my very positive Experience with Barclays over the last few days I would definitely recomend this insigt to a friend.