Rating

4.8/5
  • Skills
    4.8
  • Responsibilities
    5.0
  • 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.
  • Supporting team members with platform launches, pack preparation and analysis of performance data from other teams.


    Skills

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • Pack presentation Excel skills Wellbeing workshops Teamwork Presentation skills


  • 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

    Responsibilities

  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • Yes, given lots of responsibility for launching an area-wide platform, intern-only projects and updating relevant people with information


  • 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?
  • Lots. My manager called every day to check in, I had contact from division managers and was encouraged to network. There were opportunities for mentoring from senior members of staff also.


  • 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. Lots of focus on wellbeing and inclusion which many colleagues were involved with organising. No expectation to work a huge amount of overtime, manager was very reasonable with expectations. Felt very friendly and was never worried about reaching out for help.


  • How would you rate the inclusiveness of the culture?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the social opportunities?
  • 4/5

  • 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?
  • It was brilliant, I learnt so much about the finance industry and working in a corporate environment as well as more operations-related skills. I found networking very enjoyable also.


  • 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 Barclays
  • 5/5

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


  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to Barclays
  • Show curiosity and confidence, have a good, solid CV and you definitely don't have to be an expert in anything.


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Details

Internship (1-4 Months)

Banking/Finance

North West

October 2021


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