Equities Intern at UBS

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
London
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4.6/5

The Role
4.8
The Company
4.9
The Culture
4.1

Role Description

Stock picks/pitches, projects on client coverage, developing option evaluation tools, shadowing, management and client meetings, networking.

The Role

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

Atmosphere and people were amazing. Resources of the highest quality made available to me.
5 /5

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

Exceptionally friendly people, who go to great lengths to help you make the most of your internship.
5 /5

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

Gave me advice, feedback as I needed it, but at the same time let me be proactive and self-starting. Great balance.
5 /5

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Very busy, but I loved the pace and intensity.
5 /5

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

As much as I could realistically expect to have.
4 /5

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

I will leave the firm hugely more able than when I arrived.
5 /5

The Company

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

For such an intense environment, people knew how to work hard and play hard.
5 /5

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

Good balance of organised activities, and getting caught up in the flow of day to day business.
5 /5

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

Highly committed to the talent they have on the internship.
5 /5

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Financial Bonus
  • Company Parties/Events
5 /5

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

Hopefully I can return next year!
5 /5

The Culture

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

My peers are interns were fantastic people, and I will stay lifelong friends with many of them.
5 /5

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

Amazing social scene (London), but very expensive.
3 /5

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

Surrounded by the best nightclubs and bars in the country.
5 /5

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

Lots of opportunities to be invovled in charity sport, community work etc.
4 /5