• Skills
  • Business Insight
  • Culture
  • Your Impressions


  • 1. Please give an overview of the insight and what was involved on a day-to-day basis.
  • We started with introductory calls, allowing us to talk to the HR team and our peers in the programme. Then started with a talk explaining the basis of the industry and any jargons used. Following that we had talks/presentations from ranges of senior and junior professionals, giving opportunities to ask many questions and gain insightful information. We also had opportunities to work in teams to solve situational games relating to different desks roles on a day-to-day basis.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • I have learnt to even further how to work in a team and how to ask concise and clear questions. But most importantly I have been able to develop the skills to be able to take in and note relevant information very quickly.

  • 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?
  • 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?
  • It was extremely interesting as the RBC Spring Insight Programme gave us the opportunity to see a large range of roles on the majority of desks from both Global Markets and Investment Banking and giving us time to see these roles from both junior and senior professionals aspects. We also had opportunities after the programme to reach out and talk further to professionals if we were interested in their role and wanted to ask more questions.

  • 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 culture at RBC is a very inclusive and friendly environment. senior leaders were extremely willing to give their time to talk and help people on the programme. The employees at RBC believe in winning as one and working as teams. Their inclusivity of women and seeing women’s careers progress, is a key principle for RBC and one that was made very clear through this programme from all employees.

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

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

  • Please rate how valued you felt during your insight?
  • 4/5

    Your Impressions

  • 5. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?
  • I thoroughly enjoyed the programme and found it extremely insightful, helping me decided that the banking industry was for me and which areas in the bank I would be interested in. I found the programme very engaging and well structured, allowing us to get the most out of the insight days.

  • 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
  • Make sure you have researched RBC and their values to see how important culture is at the company. Look at recent news events that may effect RBC Capital Markets and have an idea as to how this would affect the company. I would also make sure you are extremely interested and curious, always wanting to know more. Do not worry if you don’t know everything!

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Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

Banking - Commercial

Central London and City

November 2021

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