Spring Intern at Rothschild & Co

Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)
london Central London and City
Review Date
Banking - Investment


About You
The Organisation
Everything Else


About You

Role Description

Sat through presentations regarding the different businesses within the bank and how they all operate together, the nature of the firm and how they're different from everybody else. A group project, set on the first day, delivered to a panel on the final day.

1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?

thoroughly enjoyable, friendly and welcoming employees


2. To what extent did you feel valued during your time at the company or firm?

everybody was very approachable, from graduates to directors/MD's


3. How much guidance/support did you receive during the insight?

graduates were very helpful in assisting us when needed, and the presentations delivered by Rothschild staff were useful for our task for the week


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

small hints and tips to make you improve


The Organisation

5. How well structured was the insight?

fully packed schedule that ran on time throughout.


6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?

very friendly


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

skills workshops


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?

work shadowing gave me a pretty good insight of what a job there would be like, and the grads were very honest about the work they do


9. How much did the insight help you in understanding the company culture?

presentation right at the beginning about the company's history and culture.


10. How valuable was the content in helping you to decide on your future career path?

very helpful - it helped me eliminate certain areas that I wasn't too interested in, and has helped me to focus on a few other areas that I found more interesting


Other Information

11. Were you paid or reimbursed adequately for this experience?


12. Were there opportunities for networking and meeting other employees of the company or firm?

lunch with grads, networking with directors - fantastic opportunities to learn more about a career in banking from both ends of the career ladder


13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?

at times a little rushed, especially with the directors - not that easy to develop such a quick connection in a group of people


14. Did you find out about activities that employees can get involved in outside of work?

work-life balance seems pretty good, and teams do go on short breaks


15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?

a thoroughly enjoyable week