Intern at RCI Financial Services

Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Rickmansworth Greater London
Review Date
Salary
£16,000 - £17,999
Roles
Business Analytics

7.5/10

The Role
7.8
Organisation
7.0

Socialising

7.5

The Role

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

7/10

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

We were treated just like any other colleague and not regarded as 'just interns', I was definitely made to feel valued

9/10

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

7/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

How busy I was would always differ, some days would be quite whereas other days would be much busier

7/10

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

I'm happy with the responsibility I was given across the year, I was trusted with important work and given meaningful work to do

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 developed loads of crucial life skills across the year from analytical skills on excel to personal skills which are important when working in a team

8/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Good atmosphere, very social, can't fault

9/10

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

Would have been better if I had a clearer direction and plan for the year, as well as an opportunity to sit in with other departments

6/10

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

There were general training courses available for those that wanted them but not anything specifically for my development

7/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Company Parties/Events
  • Above 25 days holiday
  • Working from home
5/10

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

Good graduate options

8/10

Social

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

Social scene was good, there were quite a few other interns in the company

8/10

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

6/10

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

Closest place to go out was Watford, apart from that you'd have to go into London

7/10

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

Run club, football

9/10