Rating

8.3/10

47 reviews

  • The Role
    8.2
  • Organisation
    8.6
  • Socialising
    8.2
  1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  2. A working environment of teamwork and excellence. You are both challenged and supported and leave a better person with greater skill set.

    9/10

  3. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  4. The work you do is meaningful, while mistakes are expected and used as opportunities to learn.

    9/10

  5. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  6. The support network you have is complete - you have HR, a buddy, a line manager, your team, and the other interns.

    9/10

  7. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  8. Some days are always going to be busier than others, but this comes down to you. If you have little to do it is important to ask for more work.

    8/10

  9. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  10. I participated in and led calls with large corporations, and the work I produced was used in client meetings.

    9/10

  11. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  12. It brings the theoretical work of your studies into the real world, and adds further drive to do well in whatever studies that remain.

    5/10

  13. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  14. Hugely positive and supportive (despite being virtual!)

    9/10

  15. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  16. Incredibly well organised. The virtual setup was new for everyone, but the work that had gone into the internship before it had started was obvious.

    9/10

  17. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  18. We had many training sessions on asset management, presenting skills, and mentality. There was also talks from a range of people within the company. They properly invested in us.

    9/10

  19. What were the perks on your work placement?
  20. Working from home

    8/10

  21. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  22. They seem to be good. Schroders employs from within and invests a lot into you from the start.

    8/10

  23. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  24. Despite the virtual nature - weekly intern zoom calls allowed for a social element.

    8/10

  25. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  26. Worked from home.

    9/10

  27. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  28. N/A

    8/10

  29. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  30. Weekly informal intern calls.

    8/10

  31. In addition to these questions, is there any extra information you would like to leave about your experiences on your work placement that other students may be interested in?


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Details

Internship (1-4 Months)

Financial Management

Central London and City

13th August 2020

£30,000+


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