• The Role
  • The Company
  • The Culture

    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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • Responsibility for support tasks given in line with my expectations.


  • 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.


    The Company

  • 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. 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.


  • 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. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • Company Parties/Events



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


    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • 4/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • 2/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • 5/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • 4/5

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Internship (1-4 Months)

Banking - Investment

9th August 2019

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