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  • The Role
  • The Company
  • The Culture

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • Brilliant insight into the company over the short period of time.


  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • All very welcoming and happy to help with any queries.


  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • 5/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • Day was pre planned for us so there was good structure to it and work load was not too much.


  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • It was just an introduction course so not much hands on work was involved.


  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • It will certainly help me shape my career path but not my degree.


    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • Very relaxed atmosphere with lots of interaction with the professional I shadowed.


  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • We were given a schedule for the 2 day event and we stuck to it, never ran over time.


  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • It was a Spring Event so not much training needed to be invested in us.


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

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • 5/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • 5/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • 3/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • Bournemouth is one of the best nights out in the Country.


  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • 3/5

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Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

Banking - Commercial, Banking - Investment, Banking - Retail, Banking/Finance

South West

April 2012

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