Rating

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

Role Description

Summer Intern in the Investment Banking Division

    Overview

  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • Support the team in the origination (marketing documents, pitchbooks) and execution (project management and reporting) of ECM projects across Europe. Wide variety of products covered: IPOs, rights issues, placings / accelerated bookbuild offerings, equity-linked products (convertibles, structured equity); industry-agnostic team. Day-to-day tasks include drafting pitchbooks / financial analyses, updating reporting documents, take notes and write summaries of key transaction events for the wider deal team and / or the client.


    Skills

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • Key skills learned include: -Workload management as we are often staffed on various projects at once, which helps us develop our multi-tasking skills as well as our sense of priorities -Verbal and written communication: had to interact many times with senior bankers or by email with the client -Attention to detail when producing deliverables Overall a great, steep learning curve


  • 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?
  • 5/5

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

    Responsibilities

  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • High level of responsibility given to interns from day one: I was invited to client calls from the beginning and was assigned challenging and engaging tasks throughout the internship.


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

    Support & Guidance

  • 4. How much support and guidance did you receive during your placement / internship?
  • Great support from team members, both juniors and seniors - the team is always ready to answer your questions and give background when you are assigned a task.


  • 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?
  • Great culture - everyone is very approachable, the team is 100% dedicated to its clients.


  • 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?
  • Excellent experience - truly gives a view of what the job is like, great culture, engaging conversations.


  • 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 Rothschild & Co
  • 5/5

  • 7. Would you recommend Rothschild & Co to a friend?
  • Yes


  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to Rothschild & Co
  • Be prepared and knowledgeable when applying, put forward your best qualities and remain yourself throughout the process - there is not one "typical investment banker", so let people see your personality.


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Details

Internship (1-4 Months)

Banking/Finance

3rd September 2021


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