• 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 port of the Consumer Risk Finance & Treasury Team, I developed a user interface using HTML, CSS, Flask and Bash to facilitate and automate the configuration of the working environment of the Machine Learning Team.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • I enlarged my knowledge in finance through different conferences/events organised throughout the internship. I also strongly improved my technical skills especially in Python/Flask where I had to develop a user interface within ~5 weeks.

  • 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


  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • I was responsible to develop a user interface and to deliver it before the end of my 8-week internship so I had master the different programming languages. Moreover at the end of the internship I was invited to showcase my work in front of 200 colleagues and managers.

  • 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 colleagues and managers were very supportive, I worked fully remotely and I encountered a lot of different tech issues at the beginning of the internship but I always felt comfortable with that thanks to 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?
  • The values are: Excellence Stewardship Services Respect Integrity

  • 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?
  • It was undoubtedly my most enriching and intensive experience. My main project was really challenging and there were a lot of different events organised throughout the internship. Moreover meeting a lot of Summer Interns coming from around the world was really enriching.

  • 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
  • Make the most of this experience, meet colleagues in other teams/divisions and invest in your main project.

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Internship (1-4 Months)

Information Technology

Greater London

October 2021

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