• Skills
  • Business Insight
  • Culture
  • Your Impressions

Role Description

Program in which you can learn more about CS's financial departments and their essential business functions This is an ideal opportunity to experience investment banking first hand. We have done interesting IPO and trading simulations and attended lots of networking events


  • 1. Please give an overview of the insight and what was involved on a day-to-day basis.
  • Talks with business representatives, some of which were informative and some of which were Q&A and general networking sessions; some trading and IPO simulations which were quite engaging and sessions with people from external companies who have talked about the financial industry in general.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • Yes, I have developed my effective communication, my teamwork and my technical skills, as we have been separated in several different groups for different group exercises and simulations, and I have found it quite enriching

  • How would you rate the training provided during your experience?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the knowledge learned around industry-specific skills during the experience?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the knowledge learned around personal or professional skills during the experience?
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how the knowledge learned has helped you with regards to your career development
  • 5/5

    Business Insight

  • 3. What was it like understanding all about the business and potential roles available?
  • Absolutely insightful and incredible, the talks were clear, easy to understand and open to questions at the end of each session. I really enjoyed how I have been able to gain an in-depth view of what each division does within the bank and the potential positions where I could fit.

  • Please rate how insightful you found the insight
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the structure of the insight
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate business leader involvement during the insight
  • 5/5


  • 4. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • Amazing. Really friendly and close, lots of help was available if needed. The business reps I reached out on LinkedIn have all been much more responsive than I would have ever thought

  • How would you rate the inclusiveness of the culture?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the networking opportunities?
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how valued you felt during your insight?
  • 5/5

    Your Impressions

  • 5. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?
  • I really enjoyed it. It has been a truly enriching experience and it has given me the opportunity to explore areas of the bank that I hadn't even thought about, and has given me hands-on experience about the day to day work of an IB analyst

  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on the insight
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how your experience met your expectations
  • 5/5

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at Credit Suisse
  • 5/5

  • 7. Would you recommend Credit Suisse to a friend?
  • Yes

  • 8. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Credit Suisse
  • Show a lot of enthusiasm and that you are keen on learning. At this level they are not so interested in the technicals but on eager individuals

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Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

Banking - Investment

9th April 2021

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