Insight Programme Review

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.
  • The insight programme was one a week experience allowing the students to get insight in the field that they have applied for. During the week we given departmental overviews in planning, investing, surveying, building consultancy and Savills Earth, my responsibilities consist of gathering data for proposed projects, evaluating data to help clients make informed decisions and conducting reviews on statutory requirements.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • Throughout the week I have developed the ability to compile evidence, summarising them in order for clients to make informed decisions, work on my Microsoft office skills to efficiently present data in a professional manner. Adding on through departmental overviews I was able to improve my commercial awareness.

  • 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?
  • Insightful per the name, Savi

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

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

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


  • 4. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • The general atmosphere was very welcoming in my opinion each member in each team are easy going allowing for a rapport to be easily made. This factor helped me to ease and get to understand what Savills is like as a business.

  • 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?
  • To a large extent, it was informative and the insight has in a way unlocked my mind in terms of innovation, when looking at real estate projects I now have a different view point towards it. I now look at workers within the industry with amazement due to being exposed to the workload during my week

  • 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
  • Be enthusiastic.

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Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

Property Development


April 2024

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