FICC Sales and Trading at UBS

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
London Central London and City
Review Date
Salary
£30,000+
Roles
Banking/Finance

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7.1/10

The Role
7.7
Organisation
7.6

Socialising

5.8

The Role

1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?

Rewarding work that was useful to my team.

8/10

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2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?

Invited me to events and gave feedback on my work.

8/10

3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?

Was very busy, but tried to when possible.

7/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Good mix of project work and shadowning.

8/10

5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?

Difficult without FSA liscence, but was good work.

6/10

6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?

Excellent skills developed on the desk. Steep learning curve and very challenging.

9/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Loud and busy during trading hours. Relaxed before and after

9/10

8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?

Number of presentations and team events.

8/10

9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?

Good training in first week and people willing to give up time to teach you.

8/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Company Parties/Events
5/10

11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?

Would love to have a graduate job at UBS.

8/10

Social

12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?

Got on with almost all interns.

8/10

13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?

London, so expensive.

3/10

14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?

London, offers everythign you need for a price.

8/10

15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?

Worked long hours, so not much.

4/10

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