• Skills
  • Business Insight
  • Culture
  • Your Impressions

Role Description

Gained insight into the structure of UBS and each business division. Participated in smaller case studies and brain teasers in most talks, and got the opportunity to network with the other interns and professionals from UBS. Additionally participated in a workshop with ELBA about UBS' community affairs division.


  • 1. Please give an overview of the insight and what was involved on a day-to-day basis.
  • Talks about different business areas, case studies, workshops with community affairs, brainteasers, networking opportunities, insight into UBS' recent activities


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • Developed understanding of UBS' business model, learned about financial markets and basics of M&A evaluation techniques, learned about proper interview conduct

  • 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?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate the knowledge learned around personal or professional skills during the experience?
  • 4/5

  • 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?
  • Very interesting and fascinating talks with MDs, Analysts, and other roles in the firm, mentally stimulating discussions and Q&As, relaxed atmosphere but yet professional

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

  • How would you rate the structure of the insight
  • 4/5

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


  • 4. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • Atmosphere seemed relaxed but yet professional, emphasis was put on support and learning opportunities for graduates, open to challenging thoughts and involvement of employees

  • 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?
  • 4/5

    Your Impressions

  • 5. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?
  • The insight was enjoyable in the sense that it offered a broad insight into the firm and introduced me to new roles I have not thought of before. It encouraged me to reconsider my future career development.

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

  • Please rate how your experience met your expectations
  • 4/5

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at UBS
  • 5/5

  • 7. Would you recommend UBS to a friend?
  • Yes

  • 8. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to UBS
  • Be as open and honest as possible and genuine about your interests. Especially degree backgrounds that are underrepresented in finance are welcomed at UBS and therefore I encourage everyone interested to give it a shot. Other than that prepare for online assessments and the video interview stage, no technicals are required but a giving your experiences a good thought will help.

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Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)


19th April 2021

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