Analyst at Lloyds Banking Group

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Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Cardiff Wales
Review Date
Salary
£18,000 - £19,999
Roles
Banking - Retail Business Analytics

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7.3/10

The Role
7.7
Organisation
7.4

Socialising

6.8

The Role

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

Thoroughly enjoyed from start to finish

8/10

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

Given high levels of responsibility and never patronised

9/10

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

My manager was an ex-placement student who understood and supported all of my concerns and questions

8/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Varied but generally never short of jobs and deliverables

8/10

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

A lot - more than anticipated but never more than I could cope with.

7/10

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

Limited but where possible I was encouraged to shadow other areas of the bank

6/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Friendly and approachable

8/10

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

Varied by line managers but mine was organised and prepared

8/10

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

Massively - improved my self-awareness and ideas on career progression

9/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Company Parties/Events
  • Working from home
5/10

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

Strong progression to the graduate scheme and permanent roles

7/10

Social

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

Yep - varied by site

8/10

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

Fairly cheap

7/10

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

Good

7/10

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

Yes

5/10