Sales Trader & Equity Fund at CF Partners UK LLP

Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
London
Review Date
Roles
Banking/Finance Business Management Energy Languages Market Research Marketing Sales

This review was submitted over 4 years ago, so some of the information it contains may no longer be relevant.

3.4/5

The Role
4.6
The Company
2.6
The Culture
2.8

Role Description

Cross selling renewables, carbon and clean tech products to corporate, NGO's and government bodies in Portugal and Brazil.

The Role

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

City Internships empowers the development of unique social, professional and human skills that any employee deserves. The entire team work as a single block helping young professionals entering the job market and hit the ground running.
4 /5

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

Team work is a required tool in the toolbox of any intelligent individual, cooperation between mind-like teams do the rest.
5 /5

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

In a nutshell, City Internships team crafts a unique action plan for each student maximising employees and professionals success.
5 /5

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

I was totally absorbed by the business and hammering the phones every single minute.
5 /5

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

I was responsible for two geographies which demands a lot of planning, research and cold calling. At the same time I was involved in corporate finance deals with multinational Energy companies. In terms of life and professional experience I think these 4 months were the most exciting time of my life.
4 /5

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

Overall, I can state without hesitations that my Internship experience has give me skills and teachings for life.
5 /5

The Company

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Fast-paced and dynamic environment in a emerging and challenging firm.
4 /5

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

4 /5

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

2 /5

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
2 /5

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

2 /5

The Culture

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

4 /5

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

2 /5

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

1 /5

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

5 /5