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Rating

4.6/5
  • About You
    4.8
  • The Company
    4.6
  • Everything Else
    4.5

Role Description

One week insight into J.P. Morgan Investment Bank and its different lines of business.

    About You

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?
  • Great insight week. Got the possibility to meet many interesting people, gain an insight into the business as well as improve my skills.

    5/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued during your time at the company or firm?
  • Very good atmosphere. All employees paid attention to every student and helped to straighten out any issue that could arise. Everybody got the opportunity to show his strong suit.

    5/5

  • 3. How much guidance/support did you receive during the insight?
  • Everybody was very approachable, keen to answer questions and more than willing to extend a hand.

    5/5

  • 4. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and information you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • I think this insight really helped me to strenghen many skills like the ability to communicate or to present due to the networking sessions and the project you worked on in groups during the week.

    5/5

    The Company

  • 5. How well structured was the insight?
  • Really great organization. Balanced interplay between sessions to improve skills, networking sessions, presentations by J.P. Morgan employees and work on the projects.

    5/5

  • 6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?
  • In general a very positive and encouraging atmosphere. Everybody was very friendly and it was a pleasure to work with them.

    5/5

  • 7. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • Many intersting and insightful skill sessions were held. E.g. like how to pitch effectiveliy, how to network or how to present. Additionally we received some hints about the assessment centre and the application process.

    5/5

  • 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?
  • Very insightful but due to confidentiality issues unfortunately no work shadowing possible.

    4/5

  • 9. How much did the insight help you in understanding the company culture?
  • It was absolutely a great opportunity to gain an insight into the company culture and you really could experience first hand that this culture is lived by the employees and isn't only on paper.

    5/5

  • 10. How valuable was the content in helping you to decide on your future career path?
  • Especially the presentations in generaly and presentations by senior staff were very insightful.

    5/5

    Everything Else

  • 11. Were you paid or reimbursed adequately for this experience?
  • Accomodation as well as flight to and from London were provided.


  • 12. Were there opportunities for networking and meeting other employees of the company or firm?
  • Lots of networking opportunities during lunches for instance. Employees from many different divisions - junior as well as senior - were present.

    5/5

  • 13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?
  • Absolutely no barriers of seniority. You could approach anybody and ask them questions.

    5/5

  • 14. Did you find out about activities that employees can get involved in outside of work?
  • Many leisure facilities in direct proximity to the office.

    4/5

  • 15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?
  • Undoubtedly a first-class programme and I believe a great experience. It has provided me with contacts within the industry, made me both strengthen the skills I already had and acquire new ones and helped me understand J.P: Morgan and its culture better.

    5/5

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Details

Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

9th May 2013


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