Summer Intern at HSBC at HSBC

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
Leeds Yorkshire and Humberside
Review Date
Salary
£18,000 - £19,999
Roles
Banking - Retail Banking/Finance Charity/Non Profit

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8.5/10

The Role
9.2
Organisation
7.6

Socialising

8.5

The Role

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

Really enjoyed the placement. I was generally kept busy and had the opportunity to do a variety of work.

9/10

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

I mostly felt very welcomed by my colleagues. I gained good feedback and was supported through my various bits of work.

9/10

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

I had weekly 1 to 1's with my line manager. They were often re-arranged but (because they were scheduled on a Monday) I did always manage to see my manager each week.

I was given support when I needed it, mostly from one of my other supervisors rather than my direct line manager. I was always encouraged and I was trusted to do the work I was given.

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Mostly I was kept busy and had several things to do at any one time. Occasionally I was in between pieces of work, waiting for feedback from the relevant people so I did not have much to do.

8/10

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

I felt like everything I was doing was going to be very valuable for the company going foward.

10/10

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

The variety of work I completed along with the balancing of many pieces of work will really help me in my future career. Also, I worked in a range of teams which will help with my networking skills.

9/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Everyone was very hard working although there were occasions to socialise and the atmosphere was very friendly.

8/10

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

My line manager was not expecting me on my first day! Also, it would have been better to have more information about the intern experience/community day in advance. If the times were agreed on beforehand and communicated at the start of the internship, everyone could book trains etc at the start which would save HSBC some money.

7/10

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

Once again, the variety of work really helped with my personal development and allowed me to get a great overview of the company.

8/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

5/10

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

I hopefully should receive an offer onto a graduate scheme.

10/10

Social

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

Everyone was very friendly. Although it was difficult because we were spread around the country, when we got together for the training day and experience/community days it was great to see everyone and there was a great social scene. We also had a facebook group set up but it wasn't used that much.

9/10

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

Living with a friend so the cost of living is very cheap!

10/10

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

I didn't have much chance to go out but it is great.

8/10

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

There were some opportunities, especially involving the other interns, but not a lot in my department.

7/10

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