Summer Intern - Distribution at Standard Life Aberdeen

Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
London Greater London
Review Date
Salary
£20,000 - £21,999
Roles
Banking - Investment

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8.4/10

The Role
9.0
Organisation
8.8

Socialising

7.0

The Role

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

Fantastic experience, with lots of exposure to different teams across the business and a variety of tasks.

9/10

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

Highly values, people very generous with their time. The central early careers team supported us all excellently.

10/10

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

Caught up on a regular basis, given good advice and support by my line manager.

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Reasonably busy. When there weren't tasks to do on the desk, I had a longer term research project that I could work on.

8/10

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

Responsibility for support tasks given in line with my expectations.

8/10

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

Lots of skills development.

9/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Quiet over the summer so not many people around. People were friendly and willing to share their time. Didn't encounter any hostility.

8/10

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

We were very well supported by the central early careers team during the internship.

10/10

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

We received structured training sessions in excel, presenting, communication.

10/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Company Parties/Events
  • Healthcare/Dental
7/10

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

Very appealing.

9/10

Social

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

7/10

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

4/10

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

9/10

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

8/10

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