Rating

4.5/5
  • Skills
    4.8
  • Responsibilities
    5.0
  • Support & Guidance
    4.5
  • Culture
    4.3
  • Your Impressions
    4.3

    Overview

  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • My role involved looking at firm portfolios and business models Completing my own supervision cases Writing note for records for various FCA internal and external meetings


    Skills

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • I have developed my analytical and data management skills I have developed my time management skills I have developed my understanding of financial services and particularly compliance within the industry


  • 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?
  • 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?
  • Yes, I was given a lot of responsibility such as dealing with firm cases. This involved liaising with different people within the FCA and getting in contact with different firms in regards to compliance issues.


  • 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?
  • I was given a lot of support and guidance both by HR and my own team throughout the placement.


  • 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?
  • 4/5

    Culture

  • 5. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • The company culture was really positive. It was a very relaxed culture which surprised me due to the stereotypes regarding financial services.


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

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

  • 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?
  • I enjoyed it a lot. It would've been better if we were able to come into the office more and meet some of the other interns, but overall it was a very good experience.


  • 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 Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)
  • 5/5

  • 7. Would you recommend Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to a friend?
  • Yes


  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)
  • I would advise you do a lot of research on the firm. Show your willingness to learn and work hard. O would also advise you be yourself as the FCA are a very inclusive organisation.


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Details

Internship (1-4 Months)

Public Sector/Governmental

Central London and City

24th August 2021


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