Summer Analyst - Distribution at Schroders

Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
London Central London and City
Review Date
Salary
£24,000 - £25,999
Roles
Sales

7.6/10

The Role
8.2
Organisation
7.4

Socialising

7.0

The Role

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

Great organisation, the culture is really laid back.

9/10

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

Work was always interesting and challenging, very few administrative tasks.

8/10

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

There are some true mentors inside Schroders.

9/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

At times could have been busier, but good balance overall.

7/10

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

Good client exposure from day one.

8/10

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

Definitely a good practical perspective to add to my studies.

8/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Fun people and laid back work environment.

8/10

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

Great exposure to senior management through weekly Lunch&Learn events.

7/10

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

Soft skills, basic technical training for Investment Management, presentation skills.

7/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised/Company Gym
  • Company Parties/Events
7/10

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

Good long-term option.

8/10

Social

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

Interns were given a budget to organize social events

9/10

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

London... and bankers.

5/10

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

London.

7/10

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

Played football with colleagues and clients a few times

7/10