Global Advisory Spring Intern at Rothschild & Co

Duration
Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)
Region
London
Review Date
Roles
Banking/Finance

4.5/5

Skills
4.3
Business Insight
4.7
Culture
4.3
Your Impressions
4.7

Role Description

Participated in a 4 days insight program within the Global Advisory division. We have been exposed to the operations of the division, training sessions, and some case studies

Overview

1. Please give an overview of the insight and what was involved on a day-to-day basis.

We had presentation of the various teams, case studies and a training session that prepared us for the group project we had to present on our final day. We also had some networking sessions with current employees and have been paired with a buddy for the program.

Skills

2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?

Refreshed my knowledge in investment Banking, and developed a clearer understanding of investment banking. I have improved my soft skills thanks to the various networking sessions.

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

4 /5

Business Insight

3. What was it like understanding all about the business and potential roles available?

The presentations were really clear, but the networking sessions were the best way to understand the business and the several divisions and teams. In particular, the employees have been really nice and sincere with us, allowing us to gain a good understanding of Rothschild

Please rate how insightful you found the insight

4 /5

How would you rate the structure of the insight

5 /5

How would you rate business leader involvement during the insight

5 /5

Culture

4. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?

The atmosphere was very friendly, everyone has been absolutely nice to all of us. It was clear that all employees share the same values and identify with the company culture, which is something I appreciated a lot. They explained how Rothschild is focused particularly on building a long-term career for its employees within the firm, which is what truly differentiates it from all other IB companies.

How would you rate the inclusiveness of the culture?

4 /5

How would you rate the networking opportunities?

4 /5

Please rate how valued you felt during your insight?

5 /5

Your Impressions

5. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?

It was very insightful and fun. The HR team has been incredible, always available and nice to us all. The social event has been particularly fun, and it also created bonds within the inter team. This program has been able to build a strong cohesion within the intern class, creating a stimulating and cooperative environment.

Please rate your level of enjoyment on the insight

4 /5

Please rate how your experience met your expectations

5 /5

Please rate the future employment prospects at Rothschild & Co

5 /5

7. Would you recommend Rothschild & Co to a friend?

Yes

8. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Rothschild & Co

Make sure to know the firm, its values and history - essential elements to include in your application! Also, be yourself, the environment is really friendly and they want to know the real you.