Rating

4.1/5
  • Skills
    4.8
  • Responsibilities
    4.0
  • Support & Guidance
    5.0
  • Culture
    3.5
  • Your Impressions
    3.3

    Overview

  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • Dealing with client queries as they arrive, attending client meetings, and working on longer-term commercial projects with Operations teams.


    Skills

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • Accountancy, financial analysis, customer service, sales, data analysis, Excel.


  • 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?
  • 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
  • 5/5

    Responsibilities

  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • I dealt with large clients, £20M+ annual revenue however, my input and impact in these meetings were minimal as expected. For some smaller projects (£0 - £100K revenue clients) I was able to take the lead and feel real responsibility.


  • 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?
  • I had daily meetings with my line manager, and weekly with HR.


  • 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?
  • Very positive and welcoming. No toxic culture, overall very positive.


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

  • How would you rate the social opportunities?
  • 2/5

  • 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?
  • It could have been more challenging but in general, it was quite enjoyable. The only issue was some repetitive tasks.


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

  • Please rate how your experience met your expectations
  • 3/5

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at HSBC
  • 4/5

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


  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to HSBC
  • Be very clear on your goals and intentions for the internship, this is a huge part of the interview process and will help you when you arrive.


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Details

Internship (1-4 Months)

Banking - Investment

Central London and City

August 2021


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