Software Developer at UBS

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
London Central London and City
Review Date
Salary
Less than £ 10,000
Roles
Information Technology

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8.1/10

The Role
8.0
Organisation
8.4

Socialising

7.8

The Role

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

An amazing experience, really liked the people and the atmosphere.

9/10

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

My colleagues made me feel like I was part of the team from day one. I was always included and my ideas heard.

9/10

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

I got some support and guidance but I think you need a pro-active approach to succeed and enjoy the role.

6/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

I had daily and weekly targets that pushed me every day, I feel this is a good thing. If I fell behind schedule my manager was understanding and we would re-assess the situation.

9/10

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

I think given my role as an intern the amount of responsibility was good. Not running the show but certainly enough to the point where I wasn't overwhelmed.

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 developed many skills including; industry specific technical skills as well as more general soft skills like working in a team and leadership.

8/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

A vibrant and lively atmosphere considering it was a serious work environment

9/10

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

Very well organised, everything happened as planned.

9/10

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

We had one week out of a 10 week internship dedicated to training. This was very much banking related.

9/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Company Parties/Events
  • Staff Sales/Staff Shop
  • Healthcare from home
7/10

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

Given the climate in the financial services sector at the moment I think UBS is in a very good position to be a dominated player in the market.

8/10

Social

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

Events were organised weekly normally on a thursday or friday evening.

8/10

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

London is a great place to work but it can be very expensive.

5/10

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

London is always buzzing, you will never be bored in the evening!

9/10

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

London has all sort of activites you can get involved in. eg. sports, bars, cinema etc

9/10

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