Summer Intern in Corporate Finance at EY

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
London Greater London
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Salary
£20,000 - £21,999
Roles
Banking/Finance

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7.2/10

The Role
7.8
Organisation
6.8

Socialising

6.8

The Role

Role Description

My role and responsibilities as within Corporate Finance included various tasks such as compiling proposals for clients using Microsoft PowerPoint and using Microsoft Excel to create spreadsheets, carry out credit risk analysis and assess the financial and trading positions of clients.

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

I really enjoyed it as it was a true insight into the professional world. An invaluable opportunity for hands on experience.

9/10

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

The extent to which I could truly be valued was limited because as an intern I didn't possess the training needed for the more advanced tasks.

5/10

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

All team members were truly friendly and approachable.

8/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

For my first project in the first 2 weeks I had a little free time, but for my second project I was swamped most of the time.

8/10

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

Quite a bit considering I was just an intern but still limited as my experience in the field was limited.

7/10

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

I managed to pick up distinctive skills that will definitely aid me in the future.

10/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

All employees and interns were very laid back and approachable, making the atmosphere light and pleasant to work in.

7/10

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

Except for a few minor instances it was very well organised as we were constantly in touch with resourcing who would find us tasks for every free moment.

8/10

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

They certainly spent a lot of time and effort in teaching me various details of every project which would help me in the future.

6/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Company Parties/Events
5/10

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

I'm still waiting to hear back from them. Hopefully I will get a job with them as I loved the work environment.

8/10

Social

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

There was definitely a good social scene as both interns and colleagues were always for group activities or a drink after work.

8/10

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

Pretty expensive but then again it was just as expensive as most of London is.

5/10

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

There were a few good bars in the area which were ideal for drinks after work combined with a great view.

7/10

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

There were quite a few opportunities as there are various activities to get involved in for a wide range of interests.

7/10

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