Rating

4.8/5
  • Skills
    4.5
  • Business Insight
    5.0
  • Culture
    5.0
  • Your Impressions
    5.0

    Overview

  • 1. Please give an overview of the insight and what was involved on a day-to-day basis.
  • The insight introduced participants to the divisions of RBC through presentations, alongside interactive sessions. On the first day, we received training about investment banking and capital markets and on the following days, we worked on case studies related to these fields.


    Skills

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • This insight was an incredibly useful experience that developed both my technical skills and my soft skills. The training gave me an idea of the technical knowledge that would be required when applying to a summer internship with RBC, while the case studies gave me an opportunity to apply that knowledge and work on my teamworking and presentation skills.


  • 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?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate the knowledge learned around personal or professional skills during the experience?
  • 4/5

  • 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 atmosphere was very relaxed, which made me more comfortable asking any questions that I had about the firm or the roles. HR was extremely friendly and responsive, encouraging us to be proactive throughout the programme and reach out to representatives after the programme ends, which I believe truly shows the commitment of RBC to retain top talent.


  • 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

    Culture

  • 4. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • The people are very open and personable and I truly felt like RBC encourages its employees to retain their individuality, while adhering to the same set of values. People were very candid about the kind of work they do and the lifestyle which it entails and I could tell that a common theme among people working in different divisions was that they are all motivated, analytically-minded and adept at time management.


  • 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?
  • Out of all the insight programmes I took part in, RBC's was by far my favourite. The people and the structure of the programme made me comfortable asking questions and getting involved and I did not feel any pressure while working on the case studies. The training was also extremely insightful and the information I received was perfect for my level of knowledge in finance.


  • 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
  • Research the company beforehand and make sure you stay on top of the financial news! The application process in itself is not extremely difficult, but RBC are looking for individuals who are motivated and willing to learn.


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Details

Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

Banking/Finance

Greater London

November 2021


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