Rating

2.5/5
  • The Role
    2.6
  • The Company
    2.5
  • The Culture
    2.5

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • There were many speakers from different areas of the firm. Although I didnt feel it was interactive enough due to the virtual nature.

    3/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • The HR women who organised the Spring event were very friendly and virtually approachable. They helped to make UBS have a positive outlook to its employees.

    3/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • We had been given a schedule and clear instructions on what to prepare for certain sessions.

    3/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • The days were mainly 9-5 with a 2hour break for lunch.

    3/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • We weren't given any responsibility as it was a spring insight week done virtually due to a virus.

    3/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • Great to hear about the industry experts. My favourite were the Global Banking sessions and hearing about the divisions within this sector.

    3/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • The office was virtual and so the atmosphere was that I created in my room. I attempted to keep the feng shui calm and positive as this breeds extreme concentration.

    3/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • The internship was decently organised considering it was meant to be run in the office if it was not for the situation regarding the covid 19 pandemic.

    3/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • UBS did invest time and energy by dedicating enthusiastic HR personnel to take care of us. They also allowed us to freely ask questions in a virtually open environment to the other analysts at UBS.

    3/5

  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • 3/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • The future employment prospects within UBS are hopefully looking positive as I aim to convert my spring internship into the summer for the global markets Sales and Trading position.

    3/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • The internship was virtual and so the social scene was limited.

    3/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • There was no cost of living and socialising in the area i interned in.

    3/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • The nightlife was nonexistent and actually illegal due to the government enforced lockdown.

    3/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • There were no opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work due to the pandemic.

    3/5

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Details

Internship (1-4 Months)

Banking - Investment, Banking - Investment

5th May 2020


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