Investment Banking Summer Analyst at Royal Bank of Canada

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
London Central London and City
Review Date
Salary
£30,000+
Roles
Banking/Finance

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8.5/10

The Role
9.2
Organisation
8.6

Socialising

7.2

The Role

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

It was awesome, if it had been possible I would have extended my stay at RBC.

10/10

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

Everyone treats you with respect and if needed, will take time to walk you through tasks. The culture is really welcoming and the analysts are forever helpful.

8/10

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

They really go out of their way to provide you support and guidance, especially during the first few weeks.

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

It varies from team to team, but I was kept very busy.

10/10

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

If you show competency, make limited mistakes you will soon find yourself with more and more responsibility.

7/10

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

You will leave with your Excel, PowerPoint and formatting skills at an all time high.

10/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Near enough everyone has a sense of humour and atmosphere was pretty enjoyable.

8/10

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

Cannot think of any issues in this regard to be honest.

10/10

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

One week training before the internship starts, the company continues to develop your potential throughout the internship.

9/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised/Company Gym
8/10

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

I would recommend applying for a job with RBC.

8/10

Social

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

Regularly organised intern social activities (organised by the interns), also a decent social season with colleagues.

7/10

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

I lived at home and saved a substantial amount.

10/10

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

It was decent, good choice of bars and clubs.

8/10

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

Not really much going in terms of activities outside of work apart from going out.

4/10

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