spring insight 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

1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?

Absolutely exceeded my expectations in every way possible, excellent week


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

It is clear that Rothschild invested heavily in us, in terms of the planning and senior member's time given to us.


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

Able to speak to anyone if at any point you were unsure of anything.


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

The project we had to complete for the final day really helped develop new skills for me.


The Organisation

5. How well structured was the insight?

A well thought out and planned timetable was given to us from the onset.


6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?

All the other interns and all the Rothschild banker's we met set a very positive atmosphere.


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

Ranging from IT training, to (brief) valuation skills, to other interesting details such as how to effectively read the FT


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?

We had 2 shadowing sessions where in groups of 2 we spoke to an analyst and saw his recent work; but as ever it is difficult to gain an exact insight in such a short space of time.


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

Speaking to lots of different people gave me a real idea of how Rothschild and it's values are different.


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

Really made me set on this industry.


Other Information

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

If you lived outside of london you were reimbursed accommodation up to £100 a night.

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

Welcome drinks on the first night, lunch with grads and tea with directors.


13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?

You are given plenty of opportunity to make contacts and network with people working at Rothschild.


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

Didn't find much information on this personally, other than the gym and such.


15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?

Do not underestimate this because of Rothschild's non BB status... It really felt like more of a personal week and I sure did enjoy it more than some of the insight's offered by larger firms.