Rating

5.9/10

1304 reviews

  • The Role
    6.3
  • Organisation
    6.0
  • Socialising
    5.2
  1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  2. The overall atmosphere and people in Bank of America, made me to really enjoy my internship. I believe I got all the support and insight I needed. Nevertheless, it was a bit disappointing not to be able to see any desk work.

    8/10

  3. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  4. I felt very valued by both other interns, as well as all the people in my desk team. Everyone showed massive support and everyone was always considerate in regards to my work load and needs.

    10/10

  5. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  6. Although I hadn't have much contact with my manager, I got lots of support from him. When he had time, he was also reaching out to me, asking whether I need anything. I felt really supported and well guided during my internship.

    10/10

  7. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  8. It was very dependant on the time period. Nevertheless, I feel there was no perfect balance when it comes to work on daily bases, as I was either bored or too busy. The initial training period was very packed, also last two weeks of work were very busy for me.

    3/10

  9. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  10. I was given very little or even zero responsibility during my internship.

    2/10

  11. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  12. I believe the skills I've developed are very important both in my future studies and work, nevertheless I know that I've had sufficient level of these skills before my internship as well. I believe I've not acquired enough technical skills during my internship.

    5/10

  13. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  14. The atmosphere was amazing in the office. Everyone was very welcoming and always ready to help.

    10/10

  15. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  16. I don't believe the internship was very well organised. I believe there were many difficulties as the beginning when it comes to usage of different platforms. Also, there was no desk work during the internship at all. Moreover, there was lack of communication between managers, as different managers required different things from different interns.

    2/10

  17. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  18. I feel the internship was very valuable and tried to tech me a lot, nevertheless I don't feel that all of the objectives were accomplished.

    5/10

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

    5/10

  21. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  22. The future employment prospects are very applying. I feel very encouraged by the fact that I met amazing people there. Moreover, the values of the company match with my values. Also, from what I've heard the company offers good benefits and perks during employment.

    8/10

  23. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  24. I believe the social scene was average.

    5/10

  25. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  26. I was supposed to work in London during my internship and the cost of living there is very high.

    9/10

  27. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  28. -

    5/10

  29. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  30. There were not many opportunities to get involved in the activities outside of work, due to the fact that it was a virtual internship.

    2/10

  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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Internship (1-4 Months)

Banking/Finance

Greater London

20th August 2020

£30,000+


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