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Rating

4/5
  • The Role
    4.3
  • The Company
    3.9
  • The Culture
    4.3

Role Description

I was responsible for analyzing potential investments for my firm by making valuations. I was also involved in an internal project on growth trends.

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • I learned a tremendous amount, and enjoyed going to work every morning.

    5/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • Everyone was eager to answer my questions.

    4/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • Everyone in my office took time to teach me new skills.

    4/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • I was working long hours, but I learned so much from it!

    4/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • I really felt that I had made strong input towards my firm's decisions.

    5/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • This opportunity gave me a new set of skills, and a great network.

    5/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • It was rather business formal all the time.

    4/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • I had a very clear set of responsibilities.

    4/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • They made a great investment towards my initial placement.

    4/5

  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • Subsidised Canteen

    Company Parties/Events


  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • Im looking forward to an ongoing discussion with the agency!

    4/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • There were numerous opportunities to socialize and network.

    5/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • Central London can be quite pricey.

    5/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • Weekends were spent with fellow interns in Leicester square and soho.

    5/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • There were opportunities to work with local charities.

    3/5

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Details

Placement Year (10 Months+)

Banking - Investment, Banking/Finance, Business Analytics

3rd November 2012


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