Spring Intern at Rothschild & Co

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

5/5

Skills
5
Business Insight
5
Culture
5
Your Impressions
5

Role Description

The programme, centred on our Global Advisory division, serves as an introduction to Rothschild's M&A, debt and restructuring and equity advisory businesses, giving a valuable insight into life as a banker at Rothschild & Co. During the programme, students have the opportunity to experience the working environment by spending time shadowing junior bankers, as well as taking part in informative skills sessions, listening to presentations and networking with senior bankers. Rothschild also run tours of their historical archives so that students can see for themselves how our success across two centuries has been shaped by the involvement of the Rothschild family.

Overview

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

Talks about wellbeing, balance and inclusion, the Rothschild archives, introduction into investment banking, global and debt advisory, equity advisory. Group challenges and a group presentation as well as a case study.

Skills

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

Yes, communication, team work and research skills. Gained deeper understanding in what it's like to work as a banker

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?

Very useful experience and has allowed me to explore different options before I graduate.

Please rate how insightful you found the insight

5 /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?

Very friendly. Eg. everyone involved was willing to jump on a one to one call for a chat/ advice.

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?

5 /5

Your Impressions

5. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?

I enjoyed the experience a lot. There was a lot of variety in the talks and activities.

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 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

Just go for it- you might get lucky and have a great experience!