Spring Week Intern at Bank of America

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Duration
Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)
Region
Welham Green
Review Date
Roles
Banking - Investment

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Bank of America is a Top Employer

4.8/5

Skills
5
Business Insight
4.7
Culture
4.3
Your Impressions
5

Role Description

A 5-day programme consisting of networking, group projects, topical presentations, and desk insights across a variety of desks including Global Corporate Investment Banking and Global Markets.

Overview

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

Each day had a variety of different sessions. Some days were more talk-based e.g. on Impact Investing and Diversity, others consisted of group discussions and presentations. There was also a mix of technical sessions related to the industry and more social events like Bingo.

Skills

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

I have developed my communication skills while working on the group discussion in a virtual environment.

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?

The business representatives were very candid and open about their experiences in the internships and current full time roles. Shining a light on the office culture, deal types and realistic hours. They also shared their highlights and tips to enter the role

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

Culture

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

Very welcoming and considerate of people's different business knowledge. There was a good structure of general division introductions to then a deeper dive into roles. They also highlighted diversity, inclusion, and building your own brand.

How would you rate the inclusiveness of the culture?

5 /5

How would you rate the networking opportunities?

4 /5

Please rate how valued you felt during your insight?

4 /5

Your Impressions

5. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?

I thoroughly enjoyed the Bank of America Spring Week. As explained, the sessions were varied, tailored to all my interests and allowed me to get a deeper insight into the firm. The day structure was also good, with not too long or short hours, with consideration for the time needed to prepare for the final-day assessment.

Please rate your level of enjoyment on the insight

5 /5

Please rate how your experience met your expectations

5 /5

Please rate the future employment prospects at Bank of America

5 /5

7. Would you recommend Bank of America to a friend?

Yes

8. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Bank of America

Be as engaging as possible and try and venture out into other divisions even if they don't sound like they interest you at first.