• 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.
  • Spent time rotating between desks. Day-to-day involved with morning team calls where teams updated any new market news and looked to the day ahead. Given a variety of projects to expand learning and knowledge on various topics, such as rates, bonds and commodities.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • Learnt to use a Bloomberg Terminal along with developing a working understanding of finance

  • 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?
  • Yes and no, there were opportunities to participate in client calls and lots of exposure to aid an understanding of financial concepts.

  • Please rate how meaningful the work you were doing was
  • 3/5

    Support & Guidance

  • 4. How much support and guidance did you receive during your placement / internship?
  • A lot, there was a wide range of support available, from an initial buddy and a senior member of team who you are buddied up with. The HR is also extremely supportive and there is also a dedicated intern manager who is not directly involved with the desks to help give a neutral opinion if needed. On the desks, all line managers and teams were willing to help and answer any questions if needed

  • 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?
  • Lots of opportunities to participate in ERGs and other social activities

  • How would you rate the inclusiveness of the culture?
  • 3/5

  • 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?
  • 5/5

    Your Impressions

  • 6. To what extent did you enjoy your placement / internship?
  • Thoroughly enjoyed all parts of the internship

  • 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 Royal Bank of Canada
  • 5/5

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

  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to Royal Bank of Canada
  • Make sure you do your research on the firm, the culture is great!

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Internship (1-4 Months)


Central London and City

November 2021

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