Spring Insight at HSBC

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Duration
Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)
Region
London Central London and City
Review Date
Salary
Unpaid
Roles
Banking/Finance

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10.0/10

About You
10.0
The Organisation
10.0
Everything Else

10.0

About You

Role Description

Spring Insight

1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?

I am not really in a good place to say it is the best insight ever since I haven't done those in other companies, but I have a strong positive feeling about the HSBC one. I really enjoyed the Spring insight.

10/10

2. To what extent did you feel valued during your time at the company or firm?

I felt valued and important.

10/10

3. How much guidance/support did you receive during the insight?

We received detailed dayplans, lots of emails clarifying everything so I never felt like I did not know what was happening next.

10/10

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

I really got lots of information about the banking sector and learnt about networking etiquette, how to read ft etc.

10/10

The Organisation

5. How well structured was the insight?

The structure was based on different departments within HSBC, it was clear and useful.

10/10

6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?

It was sometimes tense given questions were always have to be asked and we had a small test, but otherwise atmosphere was fine.

10/10

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

To great extent, both in monetary and non-monetary terms.

10/10

8. To what extent did the insight help you to understand what it would be like to have a full time role with the company or firm?

I got an insight into the industry, I wish I could have done some shadowing, I believe this would have been helpful.

10/10

9. How much did the insight help you in understanding the company culture?

Dining and networking with company members showed me the culture of the company.

10/10

10. How valuable was the content of the day in helping you to decide on your future career path?

I decided what I would like to do next summer during the insight week so I guess this was one step towards finding my career path and I am thankful for that.

10/10

Other Information

11. Were you paid or reimbursed adequately for this experience?


12. Were there opportunities for networking and meeting other employees of the company or firm?

Every day there were multiple chances to network

10/10

13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?

The atmosphere was good, venues were suitable.

10/10

14. Did you find out about activities that employees can get involved in outside of work?

During dinner last day we had an opportunity to ask non-business related opportunities. This was a good chance to find out what else the employees were involved in.

10/10

15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?

Definitely.

10/10