• Skills
  • Business Insight
  • Culture
  • Your Impressions

Role Description

Undergrad student given the opportunity to have a 3 day virtual experience with the FCA and have the opportunity to take part in a assessment centre which could potentially lead to a position on their internship program.


  • 1. Please give an overview of the virtual experience and what was involved on a day-to-day basis.
  • Day 1: An introduction to the FCA and a chance to speak to other employees at the FCA. At the end of the day, we were given a breakdown of how the assessment centre will be done Day 2: Assessment centre - a written assignment, an interview and a brief Day 3: Assessment Centre reflections and personal development session


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • I’ve learnt about the importance of feedback, I’ve also learnt about the process of an assessment centre.

  • 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?
  • 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 really insightful because for someone who doesn’t know a specific job they would like to take on, it was reassuring to know that there would be a role for me due to the varied roles that are available

  • 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
  • 4/5


  • 4. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • It really felt like a friendly atmosphere and especially with the panels it felt like some sort of sisterhood amongst the workers which was really nice to see.

  • How would you rate the inclusiveness of the culture?
  • 4/5

  • 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?
  • I thoroughly enjoyed the experience it was really insightful

  • 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 Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)
  • 5/5

  • 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)
  • Don’t hold back on applying because there will be a role for you

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Virtual Experience

Financial Management

28th April 2021

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