Helping the team with anything that they may need assistance with. Tasks include fund comparisons, fund summaries, data cleaning etc.
Enhanced knowledge of the financial world specifically within asset management. Developed a deep understanding of the culture of the company.
Given a fair amount of responsibility. My work directly contributed to future decision making as well as ensuring that current issues/problems would not occur in the future.
Huge amount of support on offer whenever requested from all areas. Examples include: line manager, graduate buddy, recruiter, wider team, people in other teams etc.
Culture felt very inclusive and did not feel as if I was an inconvenience at any point. Although the internship was virtual, there were still efforts made to have social events (eg cocktail evening).
I would certainly like to come back. I feel as if the company environment is perfect for me and is significantly better than I had first thought it would be.
It's really important to be yourself. Be as proactive as you can as there will always be someone who would like some help. Recognise that there is a huge focus on career development at HSBC so it is important that you have a continuous hunger to learn both now and when you are in the role in 5+ years time.
Internship (1-4 Months)
Financial Management, Banking - Investment
Central London and City