Summer Intern - Financial Planning and Analysis at Schroders

Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
London Central London and City
Review Date
Salary
£24,000 - £25,999
Roles
Accountancy Business Analytics Economics Financial Management

7.7/10

The Role
8.3
Organisation
8.4

Socialising

6.0

The Role

Role Description

Tasks have included:
* Powerpoint presentations for various structure and reporting proposals
* Investigations into correlations to help future modelling
* Assistance in adhoc analysis projects
* Budget preparation
* Accoutns preparation

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

A great experience. I learned a huge amount about both Finance, the Asset Management Industry and developed a variety of skills, all whilst making great friends.

9/10

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

I was treated as an equal member of the team, regardless of my temporary and beginner position.

9/10

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

9/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

It ranged daily. Some days I would have little work in my deaprtment, so would get on with my Intern Project set throughout the period. Other days I would be satying late and working through my lunch hour.

7/10

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

8/10

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

8/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Everyone was extremely friendly and approachable.

10/10

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

9/10

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

We had training sessions throughout the internship to develop a variety of personal and technical skills.

9/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised/Company Gym
  • Company Parties/Events
5/10

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

I will definitely be applying to the Graduate Scheme.

9/10

Social

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

We were given a large social budget to spend on intern events. We went to WIndsor races and Laser Quest.

10/10

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

London is an expensive place to live and socialise.

3/10

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

London has a vibrant nightlife. The interns usually just stuck to a few drinks after work though.

8/10

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

3/10