• 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.
  • Received one to one mentoring from junior traders. Received small group mentoring from a senior trader. Participated in Amplify trading simulation. Learnt about trading psychology.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • I learnt more about the trading industry and how women can be successful in it. I also developed my trading skills and market awareness.

  • 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?
  • I was given a lot of responsibility. I had to arrange my own meets and trade with minimal knowledge to gain real life experience.

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

    Support & Guidance

  • 4. How much support and guidance did you receive during your placement / internship?
  • I was given a lot of support during my placement from my junior and senior mentors. They provided me with advice on my future career, gave an insight into what it’s like to work at RBC and taught me more about the financial markets.

  • 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?
  • The company atmosphere was fantastic! It was very fun and lively. The staff were very welcoming. The culture is very big on collaboration and it’s very notable. All the colleagues support each other and celebrate each other’s success.

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

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

  • 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?
  • I enjoyed my internship very much! I learnt a great deal about trading and has encouraged me to pursue a career in this industry. It was insightful and provided me with the knowledge and support to potentially flourish in trading

  • 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
  • The advice I would give is be yourself. The people at RBC will appreciate you for you. Show genuine interest for the division you apply for and research RBC in depth before applying. Try to connect with the interviewer and talk about financial topics that interest you and not just topics that you think they want to hear.

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Internship (1-4 Months)

Banking - Investment

Central London and City

November 2021

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