Finance Summer Analyst at Barclays

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
Canary Wharf Central London and City
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Salary
£30,000+
Roles
Accountancy Banking/Finance

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8.4/10

The Role
8.3
Organisation
9.0

Socialising

7.8

The Role

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

Thoroughly enjoyable and challenging.

9/10

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

Made to feel very welcome and everyone was friendly.

9/10

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

I was set objectives by managers and guided towards them.

8/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Some days I was busy all day but it varied.

7/10

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

I was given my own projects and responsibilities.

7/10

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

Developed real workplace skills which will be useful in later life.

10/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Everyone was very friendly.

9/10

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

Clear objectives and events in calendar.

9/10

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

Set plenty of time to speak to senior employees and to attend learning sessions.

9/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Sports and Social Club
  • Financial Bonus
8/10

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

Really attractive graduate programme.

10/10

Social

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

Plenty of social events.

9/10

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

Central London so expensive.

5/10

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

Lively.

8/10

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

Sporting and extra curricular activities.

9/10

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