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  • About You
  • The Company
  • Everything Else

Role Description

Sat through power points on various divisions, networked, looked at M&A case studies.

    About You

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?
  • Learnt a lot, loved the work culture


  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued during your time at the company or firm?
  • People were very down to earth and friendly.


  • 3. How much guidance/support did you receive during the insight?
  • Not a lot. We did have a mentor, but sometimes it felt a bit overwhelming.


  • 4. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and information you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • got to develop networking, presentation making and personal branding.


    The Company

  • 5. How well structured was the insight?
  • Extremely well structured, such that any skills we learnt at a session in the day would be applied later on in the evening. (ie. networking skills in the morning...networking session in the evening)


  • 6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?
  • Amazing office. Was constantly in awe of how nice everything looked.


  • 7. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • not an enormous amount.


  • 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?
  • Not really. Only presentations. Didn't get any hands on work to do. There was a case study though, which was useful.


  • 9. How much did the insight help you in understanding the company culture?
  • A lot. You could tell people loved being there.


  • 10. How valuable was the content in helping you to decide on your future career path?
  • 5/5

    Everything Else

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

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


  • 13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?
  • analysts were very approachable, as were senior employees.


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


  • 15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?
  • YES!


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Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

Banking - Investment

8th May 2013

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