Rating

7.9/10

1241 reviews

  • The Role
    7.0
  • Organisation
    8.4
  • Socialising
    8.5

The Role

Role Description

1 week Introduction
3 week rotation through;
-Markets
-Sales
-Operation
-Structures

6 week desk project relevant to the desk you are allocated


  1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  2. Exceedeed my expectations

    8/10

  3. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  4. Was involved in day to day business

    7/10

  5. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  6. Lots of guidance

    8/10

  7. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  8. Due to teh nature of teh business (process driven) sometimes it was hard to be actively involved although everybody made an effort to keep me involved as much as was practical

    4/10

  9. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  10. Due to nature of business certain roles were not suitable for an intern although we were allocated roles that were suitable and given time to work on these

    7/10

  11. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  12. The surrounding are very relevant to the finance elements of my degree course

    8/10

  13. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  14. Good Atmosphere & banter

    9/10

  15. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  16. Exceptionally well organised , a definate structure

    10/10

  17. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  18. A huge investment , both in the salary and in the training available to us

    10/10

  19. What were the perks on your work placement?
  20. Subsidised Canteen

    Company Parties/Events

    3/10

  21. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  22. Would love to work here

    10/10

  23. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  24. Interns arranged own social events

    8/10

  25. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  26. i lived at home so rent wasn't an issue but socialising & eating etc. was fairly expensive due to the rea.i spent £70/week on food and £100 a week on socialising

    9/10

  27. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  28. City of London...

    10/10

  29. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  30. The graduate team put on intern events for us to participate in such as Dragon Boating

    7/10

  31. In addition to these questions, is there any extra information you would like to leave about your experiences on your work placement that other students may be interested in?


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Details

Internship (1-4 Months)

Banking/Finance

Central London and City

24th August 2010

£24,000 - £25,999


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