Investment consultant at Aon

Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
london Central London and City
Review Date
Salary
£20,000 - £21,999
Roles
Insurance

7.8/10

The Role
8.5
Organisation
8.6

Socialising

5.8

The Role

Role Description

Investment Consultant Intern in the London office for 9 weeks.

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

Great place to work - received fun tasks that provided real value to the team

8/10

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

Highly valued - colleagues showed a high interest in my development and learning.

9/10

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

Very good guidance and support - manager and buddy were always extremely approachable and helpful throughout the internship in answering any questions and helping general understanding of the role.

9/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Varied although I would say on average I was quite busy - especially towards the end of the internship.

9/10

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

More towards the end of the internship as my understanding improved.

9/10

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

Investment consulting helped me to learn a lot about the market, macroeconomic issues, and asset management all of which are extremely useful.

7/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

A fun yet hard-working culture that I think you'd rarely find elsewhere in the finance industry. The culture of Aon is one of its best features, and I would say everyone there has the perfect balance between making it an enjoyable place to work and one that offers real development for interns.

10/10

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

Very well - the lunch and learns and social impact projects are well-organised and offer the perfect platform to improve skills.

8/10

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

Invested a good amount - the team especially invest a lot of time and effort into trying to make you feel a part of the team.

9/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
7/10

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

very appealing - as I said I don't think there are many better places to work within this industry.

9/10

Social

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

All students and colleagues would go for an after work drinks usually around once a week.

5/10

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

I lived at home and traveled in - fairly expensive for a travel card in to London, whilst food and drink in the City also aren't cheap.

4/10

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

Brilliant nightlife - the clubs and bars around are the best around.

9/10

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

There were some opportunities although I would have liked to have seen more.

5/10