• Skills
  • Responsibilities
  • Support & Guidance
  • Culture
  • Your Impressions


  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • Supporting account managers on their day-to-day activities. Speaking and meeting with customers to help with their individual or corporate banking. Filing, scanning and administration tasks in order to manage those accounts.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • Learnt being part of a flat business structure within a city-center bank branch. Learnt accounting and financial skills as well as many soft skills. Developed existing skills to use in final year at University.

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

  • 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?
  • 5/5

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


  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • As much responsibility as I desired. A very comfortable experience and led by the motto 'learn by doing'. Shadow work in the beginning and then more responsibility as the weeks went by.

  • 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?
  • Great support. Given by people of every job role within the branch. Everyone was very considerate and explained each task in detail. Daily meetings allowed you to be kept aware of the agenda and everyone always willing to help. FAST Team and Learning Development team offer support from outside of the branch also.

  • 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


  • 5. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • A communicative and positive company culture. Every day the general atmosphere a great place to work.

  • 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?
  • 5/5

  • 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?
  • Thoroughly enjoyed the 8 week summer internship at Handelsbanken. I had high expectations and after week 1 it had already exceeded them. A great team, great bank and great job.

  • 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 Handelsbanken
  • 5/5

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

  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to Handelsbanken
  • Try to get as involved as possible. Everyone is always more than willing to help and will appreciate having a new face in the bank. Enjoy the process!

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Internship (1-4 Months)


North West

August 2021

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