There were speakers from various divisions sharing insight into their respective role and daily work. There were also interactive networking sessions that allowed students to talk to UBS employees in small groups.
I developed some networking skills and more critically, I learnt how to ask relevant questions to the speakers after seeing how others are doing it. My overall understanding of the finance industry and various divisions within UBS has also been refined.
It definitely provided me with a more holistic view of UBS and guided me to find the division that I wish to pursue a career in. In this way, I now understand the core 'business model' and operation style of each division, which would undoubtedly facilitate future conversations related to finance.
People at UBS are tremendously friendly and willing to offer help whenever they are able to. The company's culture puts a heavy emphasis on people, whether it's about its employees or people in need outside the company. The working culture appears to be highly collaborative and enjoyable.
This insight genuinely showed me how a company is able to uphold its cultures and core values and even be able to demonstrate these qualities in an online event. After attending this event, my interest in applying for a summer internship role at UBS has been reinforced and I truly wish that I could work there in the future.
Prepare for the video interview by searching for all kinds of news/information related to UBS and think about how these things appeal to you particularly. You need to demonstrate a true passion for UBS and the position you're applying to. Also, practice many times before you actually complete the actual interview.
Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)
19th April 2021