HSBC First Year Summer Intern at HSBC

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
Manchester North West
Review Date
Salary
£18,000 - £19,999
Roles
Banking/Finance

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7.8/10

The Role
8.0
Organisation
7.4

Socialising

8.0

The Role

Role Description

Work within a Branch primarily. Given a business and charity project. Get as much exposure as possible. Complete learning. Gain competency and understanding of all aspects of a branch.

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

Being surrounded by a welcoming team whilst been given a high degree of flexibility made for an enjoyable placement.

8/10

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

All colleagues definitetly supported where possible and provided plenty of support. On a personal it is a difficult business to make an immediate imapct, so at times tough.

8/10

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

Guidance and support always available and others worked with and for me to create the best possible placement.

9/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

A few large projects to completed over the internship and smaller tasks delegated. Most work is self driven.

8/10

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

Responsibilty in creating a project and the day to day aspects of the placement were high.

7/10

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

Plenty of mandatory learning alongisde sitting in on client meetings provided a vast increase in knowledge

8/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

A friendly team that worked verl well together, little outside the offfice.

7/10

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

Very clear structure to the programme with constant updates throughout.

8/10

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

I wanted to gain as much exposure as possible over 7 weeks and got exactly that. Requests to visit other departments or sectors of the bank were always met with a positive response.

8/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • National Travel
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Staff Sales/Staff Shop
6/10

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

Clealy a market leading firm who value Graduates highly and those on Programmes definitetly praised it.

8/10

Social

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

Chance for the interns to meet up provided a good socal scene. Slightly lacking within individual placement.

7/10

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

Lived at home so all normal to me.

8/10

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

Again near my home so a lively nightlife.

8/10

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

Lots of opportunities to get involved with Charity Projects and social events, very strong here,

9/10