Rating

4.4/5
  • Skills
    4.0
  • Responsibilities
    4.0
  • Support & Guidance
    5.0
  • Culture
    4.3
  • Your Impressions
    4.7

    Overview

  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • Range of presentations, across all asset classes, from senior members of the company. Morning team meetings. Series of projects to work through. All surrounding data retrieval and storing.


    Skills

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • Attention to detail: work is very tedious and any small mistake is very visible. Communication skills: it is up to you to ask for work, arrange meetings and get any information you need. Excel: All work is based on excel. Thrown into the deep end and forced to learn this new skill.


  • How would you rate the training provided during your experience?
  • 4/5

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

  • How would you rate your development of personal / soft skills during the experience?
  • 3/5

  • 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?
  • Given many projects to deal with myself. It is your own responsibility to locate resources, ask for help and create structure to your day. It was made clear how my work was contributing to the grand scale of operations.


  • Please rate how meaningful the work you were doing was
  • 4/5

    Support & Guidance

  • 4. How much support and guidance did you receive during your placement / internship?
  • Plenty. Daily catchups with managers followed by longer weekly meetings. Fortnightly catchups with HR. A very friendly culture at M&G - you are able to ask anyone for support.


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

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

    Culture

  • 5. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • Incredibly friendly. Senior members treat you as valued colleges and are always open to answering any questions. Very social atmosphere also. Fortnightly socials with interns. Teams got together to arrange their own socials. Volunteering is mandatory as part of the internship. Plenty of organisations from coding club to yoga or cultural awareness to like like minded people within the company.


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

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

  • 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 have loved this internship. I am very grateful to of been able to have this experience. It has been completely virtual which is a shame but M&G have done their best to mitigate those circumstances.


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

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

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at M&G plc
  • 4/5

  • 7. Would you recommend M&G plc to a friend?
  • Yes


  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to M&G plc
  • Be open and personable. People are the culture of M&G.


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Details

Internship (1-4 Months)

Financial Management

Central London and City

July 2021


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