Rating

4.2/5
  • Skills
    4.3
  • Responsibilities
    5.0
  • Support & Guidance
    4.5
  • Culture
    3.8
  • Your Impressions
    4.3

    Overview

  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • Completing administrative tasks for the account managers and account managers support team whilst simultaneously heading up and completing my own designated branch projects to add value to the branch. Some weeks contain specific learning aspects with sessions on specific sectors within the bank.


    Skills

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • Gained knowledge of private, corporate and individual banking sectors. Honed my data analysis and interpretation skills in order to produce better more informed reports based on the data. Improved my professional network through various calls and outreaches.


  • 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?
  • 4/5

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

  • 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?
  • I was solely responsible for the progress of my branch projects which I was able to add value amount to 5 figure sums to my branches profits and cut significant costs. Guidance and help was provided where needed but the majority of this work was completed independently through my vision and direction


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

    Support & Guidance

  • 4. How much support and guidance did you receive during your placement / internship?
  • Support was provided wherever needed and asked for despite colleagues being very busy and the mentors provided were very reachable and contactable for any further questions or insight


  • 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?
  • 5/5

    Culture

  • 5. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • The company culture is very friendly and welcoming but more than anything they prioritize empowerment and responsibility letting you make your own decisions and being responsible for your own actions


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

  • How would you rate the social opportunities?
  • 3/5

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

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

    Your Impressions

  • 6. To what extent did you enjoy your placement / internship?
  • I enjoyed my placement very much and gained lots of valuable experience from my time there, the placement is very much on you to make the most of it and if you need to be guided constantly then it might not be for you but if you're willing to go out yourself and go above and beyond then you will get a lot out of it


  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on your placement / internship
  • 4/5

  • Please rate how your experience met your expectations
  • 4/5

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at Handelsbanken
  • 5/5

  • 7. Would you recommend Handelsbanken to a friend?
  • Yes


  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to Handelsbanken
  • Bring your personality to work the company focuses a lot on personal relationships with clients and your potential colleagues will want to know the sort of person they're working with/ putting in front of their clients


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Details

Internship (1-4 Months)

Banking/Finance

South West

3rd August 2021


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