• 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 insight programme was 2 days long. I had the pleasure of interacting with other spring interns who secured a place in this programme, and we partook in various case-studies. We were given an insight into how the capital markets division at RBC functioned and were given masterclasses on various aspects of the deal-making process. We were also walked through the different divisions at RBC and their functions.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • I developed crucial communication and teamwork skills during my time as a spring intern at RBC; group exercises encouraged engagement between peers, and I learned how to analyse large amounts of data and present it succinctly. Furthermore, I also developed my understanding of the financial markets.

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

  • 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?
  • The spring insight programme at RBC proved to be extremely insightful and enjoyable for me, as I gained a crucial understanding of how the capital markets division functioned, and I also gained knowledge about the functions of different divisions. This proved to be crucial, as learning about the business enabled me to make an informed judgement regarding my choice of division for a potential summer internship with RBC in 2022.

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

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

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


  • 4. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • The companies culture was extremely positive and unique. I found it extremely easy to talk with senior management as they were very approachable, open and hospitable. As interns, we were encouraged to ask questions about the firm.

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

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

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

    Your Impressions

  • 5. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?
  • I found the insight extremely enjoyable as I enhanced my knowledge of finance and banking, and was able to widen my network of industry professionals. Being exposed to other individuals interested in the world of banking and finance helped develop my passion for this field.

  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on the insight
  • 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 tips or advice would you give to others applying to Royal Bank of Canada
  • Apply early during the application cycle, and thoroughly research RBC. Go onto the companies website and learn their core values, lines of business, what different divisions do, and how RBC differentiates itself from other firms.

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Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

Banking - Investment

Central London and City

November 2021

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