Rating

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

    Overview

  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • I investigated methods to forecast the GDP growth of Emerging Market Economies. This involved coding in R and researching potential determinants of economic growth.


    Skills

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • I gained proficiency in R over the internship. Additionally, I furthered my ability to apply econometrics and macroeconomics in practice, and developed my networking 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?
  • 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 was given lots of responsibility during my internship (I was given ownership of the project and allowed to drive the approach).


  • 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 received plenty of support and guidance during the internship. I was always able (and encouraged) to draw on the expertise of colleagues to benefit my project.


  • 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?
  • The atmosphere was very relaxed and I found the culture to be incredibly welcoming and friendly.


  • 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?
  • I found the internship incredibly enjoyable.


  • 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 Bank of England
  • 5/5

  • 7. Would you recommend Bank of England to a friend?
  • Yes


  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to Bank of England
  • Really make sure you showcase why you are interested in the opportunity and let your enthusiasm for the role show during the interview process and assessment centre.


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Details

Internship (1-4 Months)

Economics

Central London and City

21st October 2021


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