Rating

4.7/5
  • Skills
    4.0
  • Business Insight
    5.0
  • Culture
    5.0
  • Your Impressions
    5.0

    Overview

  • 1. Please give an overview of the insight and what was involved on a day-to-day basis.
  • Working on comparable research for properties located in our investment markets. I also explored a new sector regarding data centres, which was really interesting to learn about. We also attending daily seminars hosted by each individual team, which gave a fantastic insight about the entirety of Savills.


    Skills

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • I have developed my Excel skills, from things such as formatting to more advanced things such as using ARGUS software. The experience was fantastic at developing implicit knowledge, which you pick up by engaging with different departments and people.


  • How would you rate the training provided during your experience?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate the knowledge learned around industry-specific skills during the experience?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate the knowledge learned around personal or professional skills during the experience?
  • 4/5

  • Please rate how the knowledge learned has helped you with regards to your career development
  • 4/5

    Business Insight

  • 3. What was it like understanding all about the business and potential roles available?
  • Very interesting, Savills is a very large company with a global presence. You really get a feel of this by attending the daily seminars explaining what each department does. It is something they really focus on in your internship, so you can start to think about the pathways for your APC . There is a place for every real estate interest at Savills !


  • Please rate how insightful you found the insight
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the structure of the insight
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate business leader involvement during the insight
  • 5/5

    Culture

  • 4. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • Very friendly, most people I spoke to were very hospitable and really were keen to engage and get to know more about you and your future. The atmosphere is relatively relaxed. and you are essentially responsible for completing your own work.


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

  • How would you rate the networking opportunities?
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how valued you felt during your insight?
  • 5/5

    Your Impressions

  • 5. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?
  • I really Enjoyed the insight, it opened my eyes up to departments I did not even know existed, and allowed me to think more in depth about future career opportunities.


  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on the insight
  • 5/5

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

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

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


  • 8. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Savills
  • Be yourself, it sounds so cliché but ultimately real estate is all about being personable. Everyone in the office is friendly, professional and has good banter so it just as important to fit the culture as well as in an academic discipline. Show and demonstrate your passion for the real estate industry and how this links in with your future.


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Details

Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

Property/Real Estate

Central London and City

August 2021


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