Investment Banking Summer Analyst at Absolute Internship

Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
Shanghai
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4.8/5

The Role
4.9
The Company
4.6
The Culture
4.8

The Role

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

5 /5

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

The atmosphere in the office was great.
5 /5

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

My boss was very supportive. I received guidelines and were given a lot of responsibility to deal with multimillion dollars clients. After every project I received feedback about what I could have improved next time.
5 /5

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Everyday was different, full of challenges, new projects, people to contact, things to research and learn!
5 /5

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

A lot of responsibility. I was treated equally with other colleagues and was involved with all the major projects.
5 /5

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

Very valuable experience. I could use a little bit of my university knowledge plus I gained a lot of hands-on experience. I learnt a lot about the world of investment banker and everything about valuations, mergers, MBOs, spin-off and China!
5 /5

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The Company

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Fun and friendly atmosphere
5 /5

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

My first time in China. But everything was perfectly organised, I was supported by the Absolute staff, my boss and anybody I asked for help.
5 /5

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

5 /5

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Company Parties/Events
5 /5

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

3 /5

The Culture

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

5 /5

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

Coming from UK, everything is extremely cheap in China
4 /5

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

5 /5

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

5 /5

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