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Rating

4.2/5
  • About You
    4.4
  • The Company
    4.1
  • Everything Else
    4.1

Role Description

IB and IB Risk Spring Week

    About You

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?
  • A lot of thought was put into the insight week, giving us a range of exposure of IB and IB Risk and allowed us to network with a whole range of employees.

    5/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued during your time at the company or firm?
  • A lot of care was put in to ensure we were taken care of, in terms of welfare and that our questions were answered.

    5/5

  • 3. How much guidance/support did you receive during the insight?
  • We had project mentors and personal mentors to speak to.

    5/5

  • 4. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and information you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • Very relevant to study of economics, to understand applications of my degree.

    4/5

    The Company

  • 5. How well structured was the insight?
  • Interactive activities followed presentations, which enhanced understanding.

    5/5

  • 6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?
  • A lot of interactive sessions, group work and even strategic games.

    4/5

  • 7. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • We were taught credit risk, market risk, different products, derivatives and even personal skills like how to ace an interview, network etc.

    4/5

  • 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?
  • It covered all the job aspects and allowed us to speak to people from different business areas and of different job titles.

    4/5

  • 9. How much did the insight help you in understanding the company culture?
  • Allowed me to appreciate the "flat" and inclusive culture that I read about through interactions with the employees.

    4/5

  • 10. How valuable was the content in helping you to decide on your future career path?
  • In terms of understanding culture and job nature it helped a lot.

    4/5

    Everything Else

  • 11. Were you paid or reimbursed adequately for this experience?
  • Travel expenses were covered.


  • 12. Were there opportunities for networking and meeting other employees of the company or firm?
  • Yes plenty of opportunities at every meal times.

    4/5

  • 13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?
  • It was good that even senior management took time to speak to us.

    5/5

  • 14. Did you find out about activities that employees can get involved in outside of work?
  • Yes there was a session on women groups and employee groups that improved welfare of employees.

    4/5

  • 15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?
  • definitely as it enhanced my awareness about the business.

    4/5

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Details

Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

Banking - Investment, Banking/Finance

8th May 2013


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