Intern at HSBC

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
Barking Greater London
Review Date
Salary
£18,000 - £19,999
Roles
Banking - Retail

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6.4/10

The Role
6.5
Organisation
7.4

Socialising

5.0

The Role

Role Description

Meet and greet, machine checks, administration,completing customer service and efficiency project

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

It was an excellent experience and I have learnt a lot about the banking sector.

6/10

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

The team was very supportive and shared their experiences of being in the bank openly.

8/10

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

I felt that I could ask for help and if my manager was busy I could always get support from a member of the team.

7/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Unfortunately, because of the secure nature of the bank there were limits to the tasks which I could carry out. However, there was scope to drive my own internship.

5/10

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

I felt the team tried to give me as much responsibility as possible.

6/10

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

I have learnt a lot about myself and have developed my knowledge of banking.

7/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

There was a good work and play balance. Scope to laugh and joke while work was being done.

8/10

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

The placement was well organised and the handbook provided details of where I should be at each stage in the internship. However, I felt that the team were unsure of how much I was allowed to get involved in and I would have liked previous exposure to the system used.

7/10

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

The induction, experience and volunteering days were some of the best on my placement and I learnt a lot about the values of the bank.

9/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

6/10

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

At HSBC you are the driver of your career and personal development.

7/10

Social

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

I would go out with members of the team outside of work.

5/10

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

There were many places to eat and grab a drink in the area.

7/10

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

There was an opportunity to go out with the interns whilst on our experience and volunteering day.

4/10

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

The organisation is big on raising money for charity.

4/10

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