• Skills
  • Business Insight
  • Culture
  • Your Impressions

Role Description

'Over the course of the program, through networking, presentations and games you'll have the chance to find out everything there is to know about UBS. Helping you grow has always been a priority for us, that's why the Spring Insight Program is the first step in starting your career in the financial services.'


  • 1. Please give an overview of the virtual experience and what was involved on a day-to-day basis.
  • The virtual experience was sessions on different aspects of the divisions at UBS, this was done by employees speaking about the role, Q&A and technical-based sessions. It is an interactive experience, though virtual, allowing a range of students from different backgrounds to understand UBS and its functions.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • I have developed my listening and confidence in communication skills, especially with the Q&A sessions. My confidence to speak has improved greatly which will help me in future in-person settings. Both are soft skills important in a client-facing industry.

  • 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?
  • It was very interesting to understand roles I have never heard of before such as operations and risk, great to also learn about Asset Management which I did not know much about. However, it was also great to strengthen my existing Investment Banking/ Global Banking knowledge too.

  • Please rate how insightful you found the virtual experience
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the structure of the virtual experience
  • 5/5

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


  • 4. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • The company culture is very diverse, especially from the range of speakers from different backgrounds. I can especially see why 'our people' are very important to UBS in shaping its culture and creating tight-knit communities. The general atmosphere was great, even in a virtual environment, since break out rooms during some Q&A sessions allowed for a per

  • 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 virtual experience?
  • 5/5

    Your Impressions

  • 5. To what extent did you enjoy the virtual experience?
  • Overall, I enjoyed the virtual experience very much. It gave me much knowledge into the culture of UBS as well as its different divisions I have not heard of in the past. It met my expectations and exceeded what I would have expected from a virtual experience and it was all down to the HR staff managing each sessions, making sure every one is doing well.

  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on the virtual experience
  • 5/5

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

  • 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
  • I would say to candidates applying to UBS is to be yourself, show your true character and passion for the industry you would like to go into - especially at the interview and assessment centre stages.

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Virtual Experience

Banking - Investment

20th April 2021

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