Rating

3.2/5
  • The Role
    3.6
  • The Company
    3.0
  • The Culture
    2.8

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • Great experience getting to see and understand how the decentralised aspect works. Really enjoyable meeting and working alongside clients.

    4/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • Mixed in well with the team at my branch, however, as I didn't have access to a few systems it limited how much of an impact I could have on the team.

    4/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • Was provided a lot of opportunities from my corporate manager.

    4/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • As our branch is relatively new and small, there isn't many major developments happening on a daily basis.

    3/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • As mentioned before, not having access to a couple systems put a limit on what I could help out with.

    3/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • This internship was more practical than theoretical and will certainly be helpful in my future career. Also some of the development modules will help me in my degree.

    5/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • Generally quite however, did have many interesting and fruitful conversations.

    3/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • As there was a basic structure in place from the central head office and the rest was left down to the branch it was relatively well organised.

    4/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • Spent time getting people from different areas of the bank together to teach us about their role.

    3/5

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

    National Travel

    2/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • Quite appealing mainly due to the small chain of command and ability to learn quickly.

    4/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • A little as after the head office visits we went for a couple drinks after.

    4/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • Relatively cheap as I lived at home and didn't have to spend much on necessities.

    3/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • Wasn't the best in the area I worked however the local city was a 10 minute drive from where I live.

    3/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • As its a decentralised bank its hard to socialise with people other than the ones from your bank.

    3/5

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Details

Internship (1-4 Months)

Banking/Finance

6th September 2019


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