Summer Intern at a Retail Branch at HSBC

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
Doncaster Yorkshire and Humberside
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Salary
£18,000 - £19,999
Roles
Banking/Finance

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7.1/10

The Role
7.5
Organisation
7.0

Socialising

6.8

The Role

Role Description

Shadowing counsellors, managers, sitting in on appointments, mystery shopping, contacting customers, developing a business project

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

Overall the placement was very enjoyable

8/10

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

I got on really well with my colleagues. They made me feel useful.

9/10

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

Managers were very supportive

8/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

On somedays I was very busy, on others I wasn't

6/10

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

I was given a fair amount of responsibility

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 developed a lot of skills that will be useful in the future

8/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

The atmosphere was really good

9/10

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

I had to deal with a lot of IT issues which could have been sorted out before I started

4/10

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

The company put a lot of resources towards the development of the interns

7/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • National Travel
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Staff Sales/Staff Shop
7/10

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

There are a lot of future employment opportunities for successful interns

8/10

Social

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

There were events organised for the interns by HSBC as well as by interns themselves

8/10

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

The area were my placement was based was cheap

8/10

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

The nightlife was not so good.

4/10

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

Part of our internship was to raise money for charity which made us get involved in activities outside of work.

7/10

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