Rating

3.9/5
  • About You
    4.1
  • The Company
    3.6
  • Everything Else
    4.0

    About You

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy the virtual experience?
  • I throughly enjoyed my experience. I thought it was very engaging and informative.

    4/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued during your time at the company or firm?
  • I felt very valued. My team contacted me everyday over Web Ex, face to face. They were interested in my background and my experiences and any ideas I had. They showed an interest into my ideas.

    5/5

  • 3. How much guidance/support did you receive during the virtual experience?
  • I received a lot of support both from HR and my team. There was always a younger analyst or graduate who was there to help with tasks and to talk to.

    4/5

  • 4. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and information you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • I learnt excel, Bloomberg and enhanced my powerpoint skills. They are valuable skills that I know will help me in the future.

    4/5

    The Company

  • 5. How well structured was the virtual experience?
  • The experience was very well structured, with 3 weeks consisting of soft skills training. 4 weeks of online trading and 3 weeks desk based work and rotations.

    3/5

  • 6. How was the general atmosphere during your virtual experience?
  • The atmosphere, although virtual was very friendly, open and inclusive. I felt very welcomed and supported.

    3/5

  • 7. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • They invested lots into me through excel courses, financial training courses and Bloomberg teach in sessions.

    3/5

  • 8. To what extent did the virtual experience help you to understand what it would be like to have a full time role with the company or firm?
  • I was given tasks that colleagues would usually do, helping gain an in depth insight into what it would be like to work there.

    5/5

  • 9. How much did the virtual experience help you in understanding the company culture?
  • The company culture came through straight away. We were not only taught about the values, we saw them in practice through talks from MD's and through informal chats with colleagues.

    5/5

  • 10. How valuable was the content in helping you to decide on your future career path?
  • Very valuable, as I learnt many skills and knowledge that is helpful for daily life and also to apply to other jobs and scenarios.

    5/5

    Everything Else

  • 11. Were you paid or reimbursed adequately for this experience?
  • Yes I was paid for the experience.


  • 12. Were there opportunities for networking and meeting other employees of the company or firm?
  • Yes this was a significant part of the internship. We networked regularly over Webex. All the employees were very fast to respond and open to talk

    5/5

  • 13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?
  • Due to the virtual nature there weren't any social opportunities.

    3/5

  • 14. Did you find out about activities that employees can get involved in outside of work?
  • Yes there were lots of charity events and employee resource groups that you could get involved in.

    5/5

  • 15. Would you recommend this virtual experience to a friend?
  • Yes definitely. I learnt so much, made some incredible connections and friends and really enjoyed the experience.

    5/5

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11th November 2020


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