Summer at UBS

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
london Greater London
Review Date
Salary
£30,000+
Roles
Banking/Finance

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7.9/10

The Role
6.3
Organisation
9.0

Socialising

9.0

The Role

Role Description

Sales & Trading

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

It was an intense and really interesting program.
The floor is full of smart people that are keen to help.

9/10

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

They really consider you as a member of a team and try to get you involved as much as possible.

9/10

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

They really try to help you out on any issue you may face.

5/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Busy from the morning to the end of afternoon. All day.

5/10

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

You are responsible for delivering what people ask you to do in the time that you have.
You will probably not be given responsibilities that may have PnL impact on the desk.

5/10

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

It is really good to get into practice. There are both completing each other.

5/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Atmosphere was linked to the intensity of the day.
Very focus but friendly as well.

9/10

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

Really well organised. Very structured. Good timing and good follow-up.

9/10

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

Basically a lot since its main resources to train you are its employees.
They try to make you learn as much as possible.

9/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Sports and Social Club
  • Subsidised/Company Gym
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Staff Sales/Staff Shop
9/10

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

Opportunities definitely look attractive.
The work atmosphere is good as well.

9/10

Social

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

Yes, several events were organised for all of us, no matter the department.

9/10

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

It was very expensive but location is great and plenty of activities around, so it is worth it.

9/10

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

Very active from Thursday to Saturday but quiet during week time.

9/10

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

Sure, social events, volunteering and even more that are sent by email to employees.

9/10

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