Rating

7.5/10

1026 reviews

  • The Role
    8.2
  • Organisation
    7.6
  • Socialising
    6.2
  1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  2. An amazing experience, first hand exposure to the financial markets

    8/10

  3. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  4. My colleagues took interest in my views during the morning meetings

    9/10

  5. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  6. My managers always made time to support me

    9/10

  7. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  8. It depends on how busy the team is, though you will always have something to do so fairly busy

    7/10

  9. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  10. I was overseeing the teams risk management systems, so quite a lot of responsibility was given from the very start of the internship

    8/10

  11. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  12. The skills I've developed will help me manage my time better, and become more proactive when working in larger groups in the future

    8/10

  13. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  14. A down to earth team, fun to be around

    8/10

  15. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  16. The placement was well organised, regularly held weekly training/seminars

    7/10

  17. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  18. Weekly training, and during orientation week we had motivational speakers coming in

    8/10

  19. What were the perks on your work placement?
  20. Subsidised Canteen

    Company Parties/Events

    7/10

  21. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  22. Will find out soon. UBS would be a great place to begin my career

    8/10

  23. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  24. Usualy met up for lunch with the interns, and attended evening events

    8/10

  25. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  26. Expensive, It is London after all

    5/10

  27. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  28. Quite lively, Didn't really get a chance to go out much

    7/10

  29. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  30. There were many community events such as the Shortditch games which all the interns all participated in. We also had office fun day's

    5/10

  31. In addition to these questions, is there any extra information you would like to leave about your experiences on your work placement that other students may be interested in?


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Internship (1-4 Months)

Banking - Investment, Business Analytics, Business Management

Central London and City

26th July 2012

£30,000+


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