placement analyst at Citi

Duration
Placement (5-9 Months)
Region
London Europe
Review Date
Salary
£30,000+
Roles
Banking - Investment

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8.1/10

The Role
8.8
Organisation
7.4

Socialising

8.0

The Role

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

My internship was a very insightful experience. I got exposure to different teams and products.

8/10

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

My colleagues welcomed me very well when I joined the team. They were very supportive and would provide me with clear guidance.

9/10

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

I was given guidance at every stage of my placement but I was also given full autonomy and responsibility on my work

9/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Depending on the weeks, my days were on average reasonably busy

9/10

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

I was given a reasonable amount of responsibility for example I was in permanent contact with the clients and my manager would trust me when I was communicating with them

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 have developed strong financial skills thanks to my internship and enhanced my knowledge in equities and bonds

9/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

The atmosphere was very enjoyable. Everyone was nice and thoughtful

5/10

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

the internship was very well organised
I had a staffer during each part of my rotation who would allocation the workload between all the analysts

5/10

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

I had a training at the beginning of my placement which helped me master the basic tools used on a daily basis on the desk

8/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Sports and Social Club
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Staff Sales/Staff Shop
10/10

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

It looks very appealing to be part of this organisation

9/10

Social

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

There was an excellent atmosphere amongst my fellow placement and we would usually help each other when needed

9/10

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

The cost of living and socialising in the area is very high

5/10

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

The nighlife is every enjoyable in this area we would usually go for drinks with my colleagues

8/10

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

I was involved in a community day during my rotation at Victoria park

10/10