Summer Intern at UBS

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Duration
Placement (5-9 Months)
Region
London Central London and City
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Salary
£30,000+
Roles
Banking - Investment Banking/Finance Economics Financial Management

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8.5/10

The Role
8.7
Organisation
8.4

Socialising

8.5

The Role

Role Description

-distribute morning briefs
-assist team members whenever they can delegate a task.
-understand the financial products dealt by the desk.

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

Everyone was very supportive and the work was insightful.

9/10

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

My colleagues were always helping me with my work and appreciated the efforts that I put in.

10/10

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

My supervisors, even though very busy, always found the time to ask me how I was doing and how my work was coming along.

9/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

I always had projects to do but had enough time to complete all of them.

7/10

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

I was asked to create spreadsheets which would help the team even long after the end of my internship.

7/10

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

I have learned a lot over my time here and am very grateful.

10/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Work was sometimes intense but people always found a couple of minutes to crack a joke.

7/10

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

Set up was perfect from A-Z. Transitions were smooth.

10/10

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

The company has put everything they have at our disposition and has more than encouraged us to use all these resources.

10/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Financial Bonus
8/10

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

Hard to tell as each team has a headcount which is not given to interns.

7/10

Social

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

Being in central London means a lot of social events.

9/10

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

London can be quite expensive but the salary compensates.

6/10

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

East London is renown for its nightlife.

10/10

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

Job starts early and finishes around 7pm. This leaves enought time to go the gym etc.....Weekends are free.

9/10

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