Rating

4.8/5
  • Skills
    5.0
  • Business Insight
    5.0
  • Culture
    5.0
  • Your Impressions
    4.3

Role Description

3 day spring insight programme with assessment centre.

    Overview

  • 1. Please give an overview of the insight and what was involved on a day-to-day basis.
  • The first day included networking with different black women in the FCA and also sessions on how to succeed at the assessment centre stage. The second day included an assessment centre which could possibly lead to an internship for next summer. The third day is mainly about personal development and assessment centre reflection.


    Skills

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • I have learnt assessment centre skills like how to approach written assessments, interviews and presentations.


  • 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?
  • I heard about roles I did not have any knowledge about like the Economics Data Science Track which is something I now have a lot of interest in.


  • 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?
  • It seemed to have a collegial atmosphere and everyone has seemed to stay at the FCA for the people.


  • 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 insight a lot but I think if the insight was put earlier in the month I would have enjoyed it more since most people have exams around this time.


  • 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 Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)
  • 4/5

  • 7. Would you recommend Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to a friend?
  • Yes


  • 8. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)
  • When applying make sure to reflect on why you have an interest in finance and financial regulation.


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Details

Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

Banking/Finance

28th April 2021


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