Securities Lending at Royal Bank of Canada

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

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8.7/10

The Role
8.7
Organisation
8.6

Socialising

8.8

The Role

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

Thoroughly enjoyed, everyone was happy to help you achieve your best!

9/10

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

Feel like I made a real impact in the team.

9/10

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

Always happy to help me achieve my best.

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

It took some time to get busy, but once you were given tasks your day was filled. Important to be proactive.

7/10

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

Trust was given to speed up processes.

7/10

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

Learnt advanced excel skills which will greatly help in all aspects of future work.

10/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Good

10/10

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

Not much training given prior to going on the desk. Didn't get the chance to speak to the person in charge of the programme very much.

4/10

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

Took time to teach me!

9/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Company Parties/Events
10/10

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

Good for interns!

10/10

Social

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

Yes, everyone was willing to have a good time and make the effort.

10/10

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

Expensive - London

7/10

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

Good

8/10

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

Lots of volunteering opportunites!

10/10