Summer Scheme

by Savills

Best Student Employer


  • Skills
  • Business Insight
  • Culture
  • Your Impressions


  • 1. Please give an overview of the insight and what was involved on a day-to-day basis.
  • Every day was different, however i was mainly out on viewings, attending inspections, attending client meetings, or being in the office helping senior professionals on their daily tasks. I make up marketing brochures, wrote up heads of terms, and wrote summaries of key documentation for a Scotland wide COVID Recovery pitch that the development team were preparing for.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • Very much built on core technical skills developed at university such as measuring and inspecting properties. Beyond this I have developed skills like communication and organisation from engaging with clients and other professionals while also managing multiple workstreams at once.

  • 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?
  • It has been very useful. Although I have been lucky enough to have already secure a grad job and thus have a good understanding of different business areas, it was a really good refresher and definitely provided insight about divisions that I hadn't considered before (Savills Energy and affordable housing)

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

  • How would you rate the structure of the insight
  • 4/5

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


  • 4. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • Incredibly friendly and welcoming. Everyone is always up for a chat and are genuinely keen to get to know you. Have been on work lunches and evening events, so everyone is very sociable and down to earth

  • 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?
  • Very much.

  • 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 Savills
  • 5/5

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

  • 8. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Savills
  • always be yourself, dont try to be somebody you think savills want you to be. there is no one size fits all person, everyone is very different and that what they like

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Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

Property/Real Estate


July 2022

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