Rating

3.7/5
  • The Role
    3.9
  • The Company
    3.7
  • The Culture
    3.5

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • I learned a lot and had the opportunity to interact with a lot of functions within the firm. Almost all the people I encountered were nice and intentionally helped me in better understanding the systems and the risk indicators.

    5/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • They gave me many responsibilities as the weeks passed by and trusted me with projects they considered very urgent. many times I expressed my opinion even when contrary to theirs and they listened to it rather than merely dismissing.

    5/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • they always supported me in my tasks and I was given a lot of support. Even when I didn't ask they offered to help as they saw me struggling with my analysis.

    5/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • It depends on the day. At times I had to work only on my projects; others I had to stay until late to finish specific presentations and spredsheets.

    4/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • As already said, a lot since the second week.

    5/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • My degree studies are not much connect to the specific job I ma performing here so it helped me more on a personal level.

    2/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • very relaxed with only few times of rush when deadlines approached. All very proactive and collaborative

    4/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • It wasn't perfectly organized from the start but it played out well.

    4/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • They spent a lot on training for the interns and networking event throughout the internship period.

    5/5

  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • Flexi Time

    Subsidised Canteen

    Sports and Social Club

    Subsidised/Company Gym

    Company Parties/Events

    Above 25 days holiday

    3/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • The appeal for the specific organization is great. The only negative aspect is the general trend of the industry.

    4/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • yes they were all very helpful and friendly. We had a lot of out of the office events.

    4/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • Cost of living is generally high in London compared to where I am from.

    3/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • In the area I worked there wasn't much Nightlife after 7pm but in Shoreditch which is close but it was great

    3/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • yes there are a lot of clubs within the company that I could have joined. I joined the Rock Climbing club and it was amazing

    5/5

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Details

Internship (1-4 Months)

Central London and City

August 2019


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