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Rating

4.7/5
  • The Role
    4.7
  • The Company
    4.9
  • The Culture
    4.4

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • Thoroughly enjoyed it, really glad I applied and attended!

    5/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • The supervisors on the programme were really friendly, helpful and approachable and similarly for the people I shadowed

    5/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • We were made to feel comfortable and encouraged to ask questions without feeling embarassed at all, there was alot of emphasis on the fact that it was a learning experience and we weren't expected to know everything

    5/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • Incredibly busy! Early start and late finish on the first day but considering it's only a 2 day programme it was good that as much as possible was packed in to make the most of our time there

    5/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • The presentation and group activities were the only times we really had responsibility, but again as it was such a short period of time we had it was much more helpful to have people knowledgeable about the business telling us what they knew to assist with our future applications and careers

    4/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • What I learnt wasn't really relevant to my degree studies but as I am certain that I want to pursue a career in banking when I graduate I feel I have gained an invaluable insight into the industry and have learned some jargon and more about the processes and departments involved to help with job applications and interviews

    5/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • Constantly moving with lots of friendly people and never a moment to sit still!

    5/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • There was constantly presentations, shadowing, networking or activities planned, with a lot of friendly, helpful guest speakers who all arrived promptly and the whole event was obviously very well planned

    5/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • A lot of time and effort had obviously been put into making it an enjoyable 2 days for us, lots of food was well laid out for us and countless people from the organisation met with us

    5/5

  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • National Travel

    International Travel

    Financial Bonus

    Company Parties/Events

    5/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • Would really love to get a job with JP Morgan and I will 100% be applying when applications open at the end of August!

    5/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • We weren't there for long enough to have nights out together or anything but while we were there everyone was very friendly and have definitely made some friends to keep in contact with

    5/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • I'm from the area originally so it's not an issue for me, but as it's by the sea hose prices are high and nights out with taxis aren't cheap, but obviously a much cheaper option than London!

    4/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • Bournemouth is famous for it's amazing nightlife! Haven't found anywhere better yet!

    5/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • Not while we were there but talking to the colleagues there was mention of sports clubs and social events that take place outside of work which interested me, there was a lot of emphasis on work-life balance

    4/5

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Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

Auditing/Tax, Banking - Investment, Banking/Finance, Business Management, Financial Management, Market Research

South West

April 2012


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