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Rating

3.3/5
  • The Role
    3.8
  • The Company
    3.1
  • The Culture
    2.9

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • I found it enjoyable and highly worthwhile.

    4/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • I felt valued by the colleagues that allowed me to shadow them in their daily work.

    4/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • We received lots of support and guidance from the pair of girls who organised the event, and at no point felt lost or helpless.

    5/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • The days were very busy, though there was enough varied activities to prevent boredom.

    5/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • We weren't given that much responsibility, and although that was a shame, I understand it was hard to incorporate responsibility in the scenario we were in.

    2/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • The understanding of how the industry works will assist me in my degree studies, and my own hunger for knowledge. The tips and advice on recruitment processes will help me reach the job I desire in the future.

    4/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • The atmosphere in the offices were polite but concentrated as people got on with their daily jobs, and the atmosphere within the room our presentations were held was a bit more lively.

    3/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • It was very well organised with a busy schedule which ran without many hiccups.

    5/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • They spent time in showing us how to complete recruitment processes and really show off our own achievements/characteristics.

    4/5

  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • 1/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • There was the possibility of being inducted into the summer internship offered by the company, and the company really appealed to me.

    4/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • There was a happy atmosphere between everyone at J.P. Morgan.

    4/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • I go to University in Bournemouth anyway so the cost of living was no shock.

    3/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • The Bournemouth nightlife is some of the best I have experienced.

    3/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • I was only there for a couple of days so didn't have the opportunity to get involved with such activities.

    3/5

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Details

Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

Banking - Investment, Banking/Finance

South West

April 2012


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