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Rating

4.3/5
  • The Role
    4.5
  • The Company
    4.4
  • The Culture
    3.9

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • Great experience, you get a chance to work with some really good people.

    4/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • 5/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • 5/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • I usually always had someting to do.

    5/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • A lot, despite having to get coffee/lunch every now and then! For example I was tasked to substantially help out on big projects (e.g. building models to provide trade ideas).

    5/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • In terms of degree not much. But a lot of what I have learnt can be applied in a future career in finance

    4/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • People Knew when to work and when to play, so i was a healthy balance between the two,

    5/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • Very well organised, there was a very clear structure.

    5/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • Heavily invested. We had an intensive 1 week training with a supeb instructor. That week was very well organised gave me a very good grounding in finance.

    5/5

  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • Subsidised Canteen

    Company Parties/Events

    4/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • 5/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • Ya here is a bar just infront on the office which everyone usually goes to. So Thusday/Friday evenings you would usually grab a pint with colleagues and other interns.

    4/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • 4/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • Very lively, there is a club just infront of the office along with lots of bars.

    4/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • Yes plenty.

    4/5

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Details

Internship (1-4 Months)

Banking/Finance

Central London and City

July 2013


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