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Rating

3.4/5
  • The Role
    3.2
  • The Company
    3.8
  • The Culture
    3.3

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • really enjoyed it, was a great experience, met great people and networked with some really helpful and interesting people

    4/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • everyone was friendly and open to interesting conversations

    4/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • was given a lot of excellent presentations and the networking sessions were a very beneficial experience

    4/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • was very busy but thats how I like it, I was never bored

    3/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • not a massive amount but was learning a lot

    1/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • my networking skills developed massively

    5/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • good atmosphere of proffesionalism but a good social/team spirit aspect was there

    3/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • fantastically organised, I was never bored and always had something stimulating to be doing

    5/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • many employees gave us presentations, networked with us and allowed us to shadow them all of which were of great use.

    4/5

  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • Subsidised Canteen

    National Travel

    4/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • jp morgan is a top company and I would love to work for them and I believe I definately have a chance of securing employment with them

    4/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • everyone was friendly and got on well. I myself made a few contacts who I will stay in touch with.

    5/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • bournemouth is a really nice place and was relatively cheap

    4/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • not sure, didnt try it out

    3/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • there were no opportunities to do this, however it was only a two day internship

    2/5

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Details

Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

Banking/Finance

South East

April 2012


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