• 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.
  • Investment Banking Analyst - Pitch Book creation / financial analysis / supporting perm analysts with ad hoc work as requested.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • Attention to detail / time management / prioritisation / team working

  • How would you rate the training provided during your experience?
  • 4/5

  • 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?
  • 4/5

  • Please rate how these skills have helped you in your career development
  • 4/5


  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • Yes, typical responsibilities expected. Proof checking documents / contributing to documents / research / financial analysis

  • Please rate how meaningful the work you were doing was
  • 4/5

    Support & Guidance

  • 4. How much support and guidance did you receive during your placement / internship?
  • Support available through buddy, colleagues and recruitment team

  • How would you rate the support and guidance from your line manager?
  • 3/5

  • How would you rate the support and guidance from the wider team?
  • 4/5


  • 5. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • Friendly - felt that the team wanted to get to know me and my interests and not just about the work I was capable of producing.

  • How would you rate the inclusiveness of the culture?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate the social opportunities?
  • 2/5

  • How would you rate the diversity initiatives?
  • 4/5

  • 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?
  • Yes, being able to contribute outside of the day job, especially to the charity hackathon was unexpected but very enjoyable. It also gave me the chance to meet interns (virtually) in a non work / training environment.

  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on your placement / internship
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how your experience met your expectations
  • 4/5

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at Royal Bank of Canada
  • 4/5

  • 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
  • Get to know what differentiates RBC from other banks. Also to learn how the Personal and Commerical banking division underpins other divisions within the bank. Know your technicals but don't overwork trying to get these to be perfect - its an internship and the RBC'ers I met are much more interested in you as a person and how you build relationships.

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Internship (1-4 Months)

Banking - Investment

Greater London

November 2021

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