Finance Intern

by NBCUniversal

Best Student Employer

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  • The Role
  • The Company
  • The Culture

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • 4/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • I was given lots of work that I took ownership for.


  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • My line manager was very helpful and supportive and I could ask them anything.


  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • Depends on the time in the month. I always had things to do but got busier during month end, quarter end and especially year end.


  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • I took a lot of responsibilities on and ownership of certain tasks.


  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • The skills I gained will definitely help me in my future career, including general finance functions to developing my confidence.


    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • The atmosphere was great, everyone is really friendly and there is always something going on.


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


  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • 4/5

  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • Company Parties/Events



  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • In such a big company their are always jobs available and they look highly on previous employees as they know the business. I know several past placement students who are working at Universal now.


    The Culture

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


  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • As the placement is in London it can be a little expensive.


  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • Just around the corner from Soho


  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • 3/5

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Placement Year (10 Months+)


Central London and City

February 2013

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