Summer Student Review

by Hymans Robertson


  • 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.
  • Training related to role over first couple of weeks. Client related work within client teams. Meetings with client teams and people manager. Project to be completed over course of internship with presentation in final week. Updating spreadsheets, writing comments and reports.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • 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?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate your development of personal / soft skills during the experience?
  • 2/5

  • Please rate how these skills have helped you in your career development
  • 4/5


  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • Yes. Opportunity to take on important tasks relating to external clienets as well as internal matters

  • Please rate how meaningful the work you were doing was
  • 3/5

    Support & Guidance

  • 4. How much support and guidance did you receive during your placement / internship?
  • As much as was needed. Assigned a buddy and a people manager and plenty of lines of communication with them are there. Everyone was very supportive and helpful

  • 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?
  • Everyone is extremely friendly. Firm wide social took place. 5-a-side football at lunch times

  • 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?
  • All round a really good experience. Company culture was great and the investment team was great to be part of. Plenty of work to get involved in, especially if you are proactive. Project was interesting and takes up around 50% of your time.

  • 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 Hymans Robertson
  • 5/5

  • 7. Would you recommend Hymans Robertson to a friend?
  • Yes

  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to Hymans Robertson
  • Consider values of the firm and how you relate to them as they are very important

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Internship (1 Month+)

Investment Banking


August 2021

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