The Insight Day at The Bank of England was very insightful. It provided me with encouragement that a non-economist background is possible to have when joining the Bank and it was great to hear from current staff on the grad scheme. It was well structured and informative.
2. To what extent did you feel valued during your time at the company or firm?
I felt valued in the sense that the Bank illustrated its inclusivity, which made me feel accepted and inspired for my future career.
3. How much guidance/support did you receive during the insight?
I felt very supported as the day was well structured and we were given plenty of opportunities to ask questions.
4. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and information you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
The insight day improved my confidence in problem-solving during the group activity and also informed me of the steps I needed to take to join a career in the Bank of England.
5. How well structured was the insight?
It was very well structured with clear activities and goals for the day.
6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?
The atmosphere was enjoyable, as all students were from different backgrounds and so it was nice to be involved in a diverse group with similar aspirations.
7. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
Skills sessions were very insightful
8. To what extent did the insight help you to understand what it would be like to have a full time role with the company or firm?
Very much so
9. How much did the insight help you in understanding the company culture?
10. How valuable was the content in helping you to decide on your future career path?
11. Were you paid or reimbursed adequately for this experience?
I did not require reimbursement
12. Were there opportunities for networking and meeting other employees of the company or firm?
13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?
Networking was great as we could gain insights from current graduates.
14. Did you find out about activities that employees can get involved in outside of work?