Rating

4.9/5
  • Skills
    5.0
  • Responsibilities
    5.0
  • Support & Guidance
    5.0
  • Culture
    4.8
  • Your Impressions
    5.0

    Overview

  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • - Research the industries in which our clients operate to support senior bankers’ marketing initiatives - Provide specified input for presentations and other document - Provide input and editing of Excel-based models, including application of various valuation techniques - Support the team in coordinating the transaction process during live transactions - Attend internal and external calls and meetings as appropriate Note that each day is very different. I was working on several projects with my team and sometimes with other teams within Rothschild.


    Skills

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • Working in such a fast-paced environment, I learnt how to : - Prioritize and handle multiple tasks - Communicate with clients - Gather data from external platforms - Use Microsoft Office tools - PowerPoint, Excel, Word - Network and teamwork Also, I enhanced my technical knowledge in both Merger/Acquisition and debt advisory as I joined the Transport and Infrastructure team.


  • 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?
  • I received a lot of guidance at the beginning of the internship. But overall, I was given much more responsibilities than expected. I would say that if you prove that you can do your tasks well respecting tight deadlines, the team will recognize it and trust you even more.


  • 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?
  • My team supported and guided me during the whole internship. Every time I did not understand a word or the process, I could always ask questions. They actually encourage interns to ask as many questions as possible to make the most of the internship. I had a lot of catch up/explanation calls.


  • 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?
  • Really friendly and professional. People are genuinely nice. You can easily communicate with other teams as well.


  • 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?
  • 4/5

  • 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 really enjoyed it and would recommend it to anyone who wants to work in investment banking. I had exposure on 6 deals/projects in the transport and infrastructure sector. That is really amazing for a 10-week internship!


  • 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 yourself! If you do not know something, say it and ask questions!


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Details

Internship (1-4 Months)

Banking/Finance

Central London and City

3rd September 2021


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