Intern at Standard Life Aberdeen

Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
Edinburgh Scotland
Review Date
Salary
£16,000 - £17,999
Roles
Information Technology

5.9/10

The Role
6.7
Organisation
5.0

Socialising

5.8

The Role

Role Description

In Restrictions Control I was trying to make their dealings with the different counterparties more transparent. In Risk I was identifying the discrepancies in two different data sources which they currently use.

1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?

It was a great placement and I met some lovely people who were always willing to help me

7/10

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

The work I did in Restrictions Control I was adding a lot of value so whenever I needed information,everyone cooperated well and fairly quickly.

8/10

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

Whenever I needed help, there was always someone available to help me.

8/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

It varied as to how busy I was from day to day.

7/10

5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?

Not a huge amount

3/10

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

I did some excel training while I was here which I think will benefit me in the future

7/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

In the middle

5/10

8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?

Restrictions control was quite organised, less so in Risk

5/10

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

Provided excel training

5/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

5/10

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

I'd still have to go through the appplication process but as far as I know it will help that I have done this internship

5/10

Social

12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?

We all met for lunch each day and regularly did dinners at eachother's flats.

8/10

13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?

Reasonable

5/10

14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?

Reasonable

5/10

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

I was not aware of many

5/10