Summer Student Review

by Hymans Robertson


  • 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.
  • I have been involved in client works, including drafting reports and valuation. I have also involved in responsible investment team on reporting and researching.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • The internship has been a valuable experience as I can better understand what tasks I will be expecting if I decided to pursue a career in this field after graduation. I have also strengthen my communication skills as I have been involved in a lot of team works that require regular catch up, as well as reports and publications drafting.

  • 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?
  • Yes. I have been working on a project on my own, with the help of a project mentor. I have also been doing various client work and have the client team reviewing my work and providing feedback.

  • 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 have received a lot of support and guidance. I have weekly catch up with my people manager and project mentor, as well as my buddy. I can always ask my colleagues for help if needed.

  • 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?
  • All the colleagues are very friendly and are all willing to help when I need. There are also various social events available for staff to join. Every staff is required to attend 3 volunteering activities in a year, which I think is an amazing culture. I have joined several socials and volunteering events and I had a very great time. The company culture is amazing.

  • 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 placement a lot and it has been a valuable experience and opportunity.

  • 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 Hymans Robertson
  • 5/5

  • 7. Would you recommend Hymans Robertson to a friend?
  • Yes

  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to Hymans Robertson
  • Just make sure you are yourself. Hymans would love to know who you are and what you can bring to the company.

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Internship (1 Month+)

Investment Banking


August 2022

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