Summer Analyst Review

by Barclays

Best Student Employer


  • 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.
  • Regularly checking in with the rest of the team to see if anyone needs help. often working on profiles, re-creation of slides, improvement of slides, some modelling work. Last thing includes a lot of networking and getting to know your individual team and working on your group project.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • i have learnt to use xls and ppt at far more efficient speeds, learnt how to talk and express and network effectively

  • 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?
  • Quire a lot of responsibility, however all/most of my work was looked over by an analyst or associate before having it sent or shared

  • 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?
  • A lot of guidance, though some period were a bit more quiet as times people are very busy. Though, during slightly more quiet periods where everyone is less stressed and have more time, a lot of helpful and meaningful feedback was given

  • 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?
  • Culture and atmosphere was fantastic. Super friendly, inviting, and just genuinely an area where one would want to work.

  • 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?
  • Loved it. There were times of stress and a lot of intensity, but it was just the right balance and level as there were the right pillars to support in those times where needed.

  • 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 Barclays
  • 5/5

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

  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to Barclays
  • Just be honest, work hard, and give it your all. They will recognise whether your personality, culture and skill is what they are looking for. It will be intense but try to enjoy it and meet as many people as possible

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Internship (1 Month+)

Investment Banking


August 2023

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