• Skills
  • Responsibilities
  • Support & Guidance
  • Culture
  • Your Impressions


  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • As a business analyst, my role was to communicate user requirements to developers, as well as market research and analysis for new and upcoming features. UX design for new features was also a large part of the role. Analysis of the product’s usage and how to further develop and increase how it’s used. Communicating with stakeholders on a regular basis.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • I learnt how to use PowerBI to maximise and automate the way analytics are delivered ro users. Design software Figma was also used on a regular basis. Other Skills: analytical thinking, communication, product design, writing user stories and refining requirements, project management

  • 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?
  • 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
  • 5/5


  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • Yes, the team and my manager gave me the opportunity to take care of new features for the product from end to end

  • 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?
  • FIL provided great support throughout the placement. HR, senior management, the team and my manager were extremely helpful and were keen to listen to any ideas that I may have and wanted to help in developing them.

  • 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


  • 5. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • Very comfortable and friendly, welcoming atmosphere, everyone is very encouraging and they take time to help interns and other employees in any way they are able to.

  • 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?
  • 4/5

    Your Impressions

  • 6. To what extent did you enjoy your placement / internship?
  • My placement has been immeasurably useful in developing my personal career goals and soft skills which would help me in the future. I enjoyed it thoroughly, although working from home did impact my experience quite a bit.

  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on your placement / internship
  • 4/5

  • Please rate how your experience met your expectations
  • 4/5

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at Fidelity International
  • 5/5

  • 7. Would you recommend Fidelity International to a friend?
  • Yes

  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to Fidelity International
  • To anyone applying to FIL, be yourself! be vocal about any questions you may have and any opinions/thoughts/ideas that you come up with - FIL provides a space to discover them in deeper detail which could highly benefit you

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Placement Year (10 Months+)

Information Technology, Computer Science

Central London and City

17th September 2021

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