Excellent, as involved and connected as it could be in the virtual working from home environment.
Incredibly, as a Placement Student you are by definition the least experienced person in the room, but your ideas and contributions are considered on par with your colleagues, whether you talk to a director or another placement student
My line manager is fantastic, supportive and conscious of what I want to achieve in my time at the Bank as well as what I can do for them.
Acceptably busy, its a challenging environment but that is good for learning as much as possible in the short time you have with them - which worked great for me.
I have in the first three months lead work that I was able to start and complete then present to senior management, engaging collaboratively with people at all levels
Its a chance to practically apply the hard and soft skills learned at university, which in turn builds those skills further to aid in your final year of study.
Professional but supportive and fun
Induction Process was slow due to online working, but it was acceptable
Always time for training, explanation and giving me time to understand and digest. Couldn't ask for any more.
Above 25 days holiday
Working from home
Hope to land the grad scheme, its there if I work to get it!
Hard to tell because we are WFH.
Was able to live with my parents and commute. For those who couldnt, london is incredibly expensive!
Lockdown, enough said!
I'm on the social committee and ensuring there are opportunities to socialise even online
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Central London and City
29th October 2020