• 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.
  • Engaging with key partners and members to exhibit the ABI’s value proposition and help support client relations. Contributing towards to research pieces on industry initiatives. Optimising the CRM database through data analytics and research. Researching ongoing industry developments - presenting findings via a weekly presentation and my own newsletter that was delivered to staff and Associate Members. Using member engagement analytics from Power BI. Representing the ABI at external events. Ad-hoc projects of varying sizes.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • Through the diverse range of projects I worked on, I improved my analysis and research skills and learnt to effectively time manage and prioritise. Due to the nature of the role, I was also given lots of opportunities to improve my public speaking and networking skills which I felt was very valuable.

  • 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
  • 5/5


  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • Yes - although you will only ever have as much as you feel comfortable with. The team is attentive and patient which allows you to build up your confidence and become at ease with any tasks that may require a lot of responsibility.

  • 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?
  • I had regular catch-ups with my line manager which made me feel supported and guided at all points. There is also access to a buddy throughout the internship who is there to help you with more general problems. The HR department is also really approachable and happy to help.

  • 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?
  • Great company culture - everybody I came across in the company is friendly and were always happy to help. ABI employees work hard for the company while still maintaining a human face and ensuring fun along the way (via socials etc).

  • 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?
  • Very much. It felt worthwhile as I was able to get a unique insight into the role of a trade association and the current state of the insurance industry. It allowed me to enhance my soft and hard skills while gaining exposure and working on meaningful projects. The placement also helped me to gain a more specialised focus for my career and a new found confidence!

  • 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 Association of British Insurers
  • 4/5

  • 7. Would you recommend Association of British Insurers to a friend?
  • Yes

  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to Association of British Insurers
  • Ensure to put time into the application and understand the job role before applying.

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Placement Year (10 Months+)

Market Research, Administration/Secretarial

Central London and City

September 2021

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