Summer intern 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.
  • Picking up smaller tasks including transfer values, formatting spreadsheets, checking input values and drafting emails, along with working on an individual project and a group intern project which was to be completed over the 8 weeks.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • yes, definitely! i've been able to improve my excel skills a lot over the summer, in terms of general use, the excel commands and the use of the company specific formulas. My communication skills are also much improved from speaking with others in the office, asking for help and from presenting my project at the end on the internship.

  • 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?
  • Yeah, i was responsible for creating an excel calculator that was required (this was my intern project).

  • 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?
  • Lots, along with background training that was provided in the first couple of weeks, whenever i had a question either about the theory of something or a task i was doing anyone in the team would sit and go over it with me until i understood.

  • 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?
  • It was very friendly, there was always people to sit with at lunch, chat with in the coffee breaks along with multiple socials in the evening. It was also very apparent that you will always have someone to ask if you don't understand something.

  • 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 thoroughly enjoyed my time at Hymans Robertson, from being in the office, to seeing what actuaries actually do and meeting lots of new people.

  • 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
  • Look into the companies values and state why these appeal to you.

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Internship (1 Month+)



August 2022

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