• 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.
  • Analyzing capital markets information and ESG topics to provide clients with up to date ideas and strategies for them to execute for stronger market positioning


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • Power point slide development skills have been enhanced considerably; presenting skills and having the right mind set and confidence in presenting; attention to detail and the importance of it

  • 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 responsibility to be proactive and speak up in team meetings with ideas I thought could help the team, I was unfortunately not able to be involved in client calls

  • Please rate how meaningful the work you were doing was
  • 4/5

    Support & Guidance

  • 4. How much support and guidance did you receive during your placement / internship?
  • I was assigned both a buddy and a mentor on my internship as well as the usual line manager and team guidance and support with HR also available easily on the internal messaging service. I feel the support and guidance I received was exceptional with seniors always open to answering questions and connecting me to other areas of the bank

  • 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 culture was very open and collaborative and conducive to a good working atmosphere whilst also being high performance and expectation of deliverables

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

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

  • How would you rate the diversity initiatives?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate the charity, sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives?
  • 3/5

    Your Impressions

  • 6. To what extent did you enjoy your placement / internship?
  • I thoroughly enjoyed the internship and feel I learnt a great deal about investment banking and also noticed very good personal development in myself from the internship. The team I worked with were also a pleasure to work with

  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on your placement / internship
  • 4/5

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

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at HSBC
  • 4/5

  • 7. Would you recommend HSBC to a friend?
  • Yes

  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to HSBC
  • Be yourself they are looking for people that are highly skilled but also show initiative and diversity of thought

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Internship (1-4 Months)

Banking - Investment

Central London and City

May 2022

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