Rating

4.5/5
  • Skills
    4.3
  • Responsibilities
    4.0
  • Support & Guidance
    5.0
  • Culture
    4.5
  • Your Impressions
    4.7

    Overview

  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • I deal with whatever needs checking in the morning with my team on a rota schedule, Cheques, Reports etc. Then, I begin to deal with the customers and whatever is needed, whether that is constructing an ALIE, On-boarding new customers etc.


    Skills

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • I have really developed my social skills and confidence levels by dealing with customers on a day-to-day basis and further heightened my abilities in banking.


  • 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?
  • 4/5

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

    Responsibilities

  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • yes, Handelsbanken is an extremely decentralised bank and this leads to every worker having a lot of responsibility and automony.


  • 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?
  • A significant amount, when I required assistance, I was granted it.


  • 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?
  • There was a lot of team building in the form of fun lunches and everybody was extremely nice and made me feel very welcome.


  • 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?
  • 5/5

  • 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?
  • I enjoyed it a lot as I was expecting less meaningful work, I would love to come back.


  • 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 Handelsbanken
  • 4/5

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


  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to Handelsbanken
  • Mindset is the key, even if you are unsure about what you are doing, if you maintain a strong positive attitude and try your best, nobody would be upset with you.


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Details

Internship (1-4 Months)

Banking/Finance

West Midlands

27th August 2021


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