Asset Management Summer Internship - Sales

by HSBC

Best Student Employer

Rating

4.6/5
  • Skills
    4.5
  • Responsibilities
    4.0
  • Support & Guidance
    5.0
  • Culture
    4.5
  • Your Impressions
    5.0

    Overview

  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • Helping the team with anything that they may need assistance with. Tasks include fund comparisons, fund summaries, data cleaning etc.


    Skills

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • Enhanced knowledge of the financial world specifically within asset management. Developed a deep understanding of the culture of the company.


  • 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?
  • 4/5

  • 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
  • 4/5

    Responsibilities

  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • 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.


  • 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?
  • 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.


  • 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?
  • 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).


  • 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?
  • 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?
  • 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.


  • 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 HSBC
  • 5/5

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


  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to HSBC
  • 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.


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Details

Internship (1-4 Months)

Financial Management, Banking - Investment

Central London and City

August 2021


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