Rating

3.4/5
  • Skills
    3.3
  • Responsibilities
    3.0
  • Support & Guidance
    4.0
  • Culture
    3.8
  • Your Impressions
    2.7

Role Description

Insight into the FCA as a black girl

    Overview

  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • The spring insight involved 3 days which consisted of 1 day to learn more about the FCA , an assessment centre and some employability sessions at the end


    Skills

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • I developed my existing skills needed for assessment centres such as analysing information, doing presentations and interviews


  • How would you rate the training provided during your experience?
  • 3/5

  • How would you rate your development of industry-specific skills during the experience?
  • 2/5

  • How would you rate your development of personal / soft skills during the experience?
  • 4/5

  • Please rate how these skills have helped you in your career development
  • 4/5

    Responsibilities

  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • None at all


  • Please rate how meaningful the work you were doing was
  • 3/5

    Support & Guidance

  • 4. How much support and guidance did you receive during your placement / internship?
  • I received a lot of help and guidance as the recruitment team was very hands on


  • How would you rate the support and guidance from your line manager?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate the support and guidance from the wider team?
  • 4/5

    Culture

  • 5. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • The company culture seemed very open and promotes internal mobility


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

  • How would you rate the social opportunities?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate the diversity initiatives?
  • 3/5

  • How would you rate the charity, sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives?
  • 4/5

    Your Impressions

  • 6. To what extent did you enjoy your placement / internship?
  • I really enjoyed getting to meet people within the FCA however the program seemed disorganised as we didn't get insight into the various areas in the FCA and what they actually do


  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on your placement / internship
  • 3/5

  • Please rate how your experience met your expectations
  • 2/5

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)
  • 3/5

  • 7. Would you recommend Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to a friend?
  • No


  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)
  • I would advice others to be authentic in their applications and prepare well for the interviews by getting acquainted with the FCA values (also have stories that illustrate these values)


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Details

Internship (1-4 Months)

Financial Management

3rd May 2021


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