Summer Analyst at HSBC

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
London Central London and City
Review Date
Salary
£30,000+
Roles
Banking - Investment

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7.5/10

The Role
8.3
Organisation
7.6

Socialising

6.2

The Role

Role Description

Investment Banking - Finance

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

Overall a very good experince. Good training programmee to start with. Lots of activities outside daily work to keep us entertained.

8/10

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

Given lots of work and treated as regular employee working in real value adding tasks.

9/10

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

Very approacable and friendly staff, willing to help with queries always

8/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Initially was a little slow but afterwards was fairly busy. Had a lot of things to work on but not team made sure I wasnt overloaded and could manage my work

8/10

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

Given fair amount of responsibilty, working on indidual projects deliverable to senior mangemnet and clients.

9/10

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

Quite helpful

8/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Very busy on the floor. But generally happy people specially with Euro and Olympics this summer every one seemed in a good mood

7/10

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

Well structured, regular lunch and learn, talks (by senior mgmt) to provide a good overview of Investment Banking as a whole. Buddy and Mentors to help with day to day tasks.

8/10

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

Started with a one week induction program which was quite helpful.

8/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Sports and Social Club
  • Subsidised/Company Gym
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Above 25 days holiday
  • Healthcare from home
7/10

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

HSBC is a great organisation and would love to come back and work here.

8/10

Social

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

It was Ok. Went out for drink and movies a few times.

7/10

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

It was variable depending but generally not too expensive as all of us were students and on a limited budget.

7/10

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

Worked in Canary Wharf. Not a great nightlife tbh, but City is just 10mins aways on the tube.

5/10

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

Lots of things happening, I had the oppurtunity to play cricket for the HSBC team

6/10

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