Corporate Finance Associate at Deloitte

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
London Central London and City
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Salary
£22,000 - £23,999
Roles
Banking/Finance Business Intelligence

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8.0/10

The Role
8.2
Organisation
8.4

Socialising

7.2

The Role

Role Description

Main tasks included Business Development and research into potential clients; associate level work on transactions including helping to compile parts of the client reports and data manipulation

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

The work was interesting, and it was enjoyable working with the colleagues that I met.

9/10

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

The department was very welcoming, and people within the department were aware of my presence and willing to help.

9/10

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

Various people from various service lines all the way from Associate to Partner were very helpful towards me throughout the whole of my placement.

9/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Work was slow to begin with, but as I became more confident to go and ask people if they had things to do it became busier, before I managed to work on a transaction towards the end.

7/10

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

The jobs that I was given were always relevant, whether it was transaction work or helping to help research for client pitches

8/10

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

Communication skills were important and therefore mine improved. The ability to review and analyse data, before then summarising it were also key, and this will definitely help with university work.

7/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

My other colleagues were happy to be working there. There was also a good social side to the department, not only when eating together at lunch, but often in the evenings after work.

9/10

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

Integration into the department was swift and easy, and the graduate recruitment team were always happy to help with any queries.

9/10

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

Courses were available to go on, and there were e-learning exercises to help with personal development.

7/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Sports and Social Club
  • Company Parties/Events
7/10

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

I will be joining in September 2013, pending my degree result.

10/10

Social

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

The department as a whole was very friendly. People of varying levels would happily have lunch together, whilst there was a good social scene with the department and the other placement students on some of the evening.s

9/10

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

Food and drink prices in the City were typically expensive. Commuting by train at peak times from Kent was very expensive.

4/10

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

Cocktail and winebars mainly near to the office, but the rest of London is easy to get to

9/10

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

There were good opportunities to play sport and do some charity running

7/10

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