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Rating

3.3/5
  • The Role
    3.0
  • The Company
    4.1
  • The Culture
    2.8

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • The placement was very enjoyable.

    4/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • Everyone was extremely friendly and keen to give advice on how to make the most of the placement experience. The work shadowing opportunities were particularly insightful.

    5/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • The schedules of each day were clear and the supervisors were very approachable.

    3/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • The days were extremely busy with no real breaks provided from 9am to 8pm as even the lunches were combined with networking sessions.

    1/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • I was not given any responsibilty during the placement as it was only for 2 days and was designed to give an insight into the business through work shadowing and presentations.

    1/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • The tips on writing an applications for J.P.Morgan were extremely useful and are skills I have learnt for life.

    5/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • I was impressed by the friendliness of all colleagues.

    4/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • The placement was very well organised with a clear structure of each day.

    5/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • The company provided several talks to develop our understanding of the business.

    5/5

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

    4/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • The placement made me want to work for the company even more.

    4/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • There were around 30 placement colleagues and we all worked well together.

    4/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • The area seemed reasonably priced but I was only there for 2 days so did not get to see much of it.

    3/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • I did not experience the nightlife.

    3/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • I am unsure of the opportunities outside of work.

    3/5

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Details

Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

Banking/Finance

South West

April 2012


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