• 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.
  • This role involved working with the EIA department to conduct audits across various divisions. As part of the 3-stage audit process, I supported the risk and control identification and assessment process, the write-up of overview documents, and conducted stakeholder meetings. In addition, I supported teams in regulatory mapping, issue validations and ICAAP pieces.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • Absolutely, the biggest skill being written and verbal communication which is incredibly important to do well in this industry. I need to be able to process many written documents and make them concise, to relay them in an effective manner.

  • 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?
  • A lot. From the beginning, they viewed me not as an intern, but at as analyst. As somebody who enjoys stepping into the challenge, the work was very rewarding and I felt as part of the team.

  • 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?
  • My department supports me whole-heartedly. They tailored the internship to me, and supported me whenever I expressed interest in a particular area or type of work. We were always transparent with each other which meant that they could support me and I, them. I received a lot of guidance from my team, who would take time to explain the task and how to execute it correctly.

  • 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?
  • Very positive atmosphere, the work-life balance is phenomenal which is a reflection of the efforts and consideration that the organisation has taken to support the wellbeing of its employees. Strong japanese ethos and roots permeating all fields of business.

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

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

  • How would you rate the diversity initiatives?
  • 4/5

  • 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?
  • Fully enjoyed the placement, I wish it didn't end! The team is what makes the internship. Without them, I wouldn't have enjoyed my experience nearly as much as I have.

  • 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 MUFG
  • 5/5

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

  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to MUFG
  • Firstly, definitely do it. Second, take care to research company values and culture. Third, understand what the division that you're interested in actually does, in as much detail as possible. This will help you to put your best foot forward.

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Internship (1-4 Months)


Central London and City

August 2021

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