• Skills
  • Business Insight
  • Culture
  • Your Impressions


  • 1. Please give an overview of the insight and what was involved on a day-to-day basis.
  • The programme lasted 2 days, and involved group tasks, divisional presentations and panel discussions. Candidates were able to get a full understanding of the firm's culture and its different roles through these activities.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • Taking part in a trading exercise was a great way to learn more about the markets. This created an interactive environment for candidates through which we were able to react to news and make group decisions.

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

  • How would you rate the knowledge learned around industry-specific skills during the experience?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the knowledge learned around personal or professional skills during the experience?
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how the knowledge learned has helped you with regards to your career development
  • 5/5

    Business Insight

  • 3. What was it like understanding all about the business and potential roles available?
  • This programme was exceptional in offering insight into the firm despite it being 2 days and in a virtual environment. Every business representative was eager to help and explained their role and day-to-day activities.

  • Please rate how insightful you found the insight
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the structure of the insight
  • 3/5

  • How would you rate business leader involvement during the insight
  • 5/5


  • 4. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • The culture at the firm is incredibly friendly. This was voiced by business representatives who were new to the firm and also by those who had been at RBC for over a decade.

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

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

  • Please rate how valued you felt during your insight?
  • 5/5

    Your Impressions

  • 5. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?
  • Considering the virtual environment and 2 day programme, candidates covered an enormous variety of things. I'm grateful for having the opportunity to interact with business representatives as well as with other candidates. This created a great and friendly environment. The exclusively female graduate panel was a real highlight too.

  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on the insight
  • 5/5

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

  • 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 tips or advice would you give to others applying to Royal Bank of Canada
  • It's important to know why you are interested in the industry and in the firm in particular. Being able to articulate why is key.

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Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)


Central London and City

November 2021

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