Operational Analyst at Warner Bros

Internship (1-4 Months)
London Central London and City
Review Date
£14,000 - £15,999
Management Consultancy Science/Research Business Management

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The Role



The Role

Role Description

I worked in Securities Lending operations as an analyst. Therefore a lot of my time was spent analysing their failed trades and how these fails can be reduced and then implementing my finding.

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

Tiring and stressful because of the possibility of getting a training contract, but great work experience, met some fantastic people and generally had a really fun week or so.


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

Made to feel at home, no question was too stupid to be asked, and made, as a whole, to feel as if I was wanted.


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

Really really helpful HR staff, associate trainer was incredibly helpful, and even a talk by the managing partner was really supportive, down to earth and helpful.


4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Loads of stuff to do - if there wasn't a workshop etc being put on by HR, we were in our offices with our trainers.


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

Sent emails to the FSA on my second day there, and allowed autonomy to draft things like legal opinions and stuff.


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

A great exposure to the company; the skills learn preparing and giving the client pitch presentation will, inevitably, come in very useful in future.


The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

It was just before Christmas so, although it was pretty busy, there was a nice feel to it all and everyone was looking forward to a day or two off.


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

Very very professionally organised - lots of social events, we knew exactly where to be and when, and were kept updated constantly on any changes/other opportunities.


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

They spent a lot of money 'entertaining' us! And seemed really interested to hear what we thought about the scheme, what we'd learnt, and how that had helped improve ourselves


10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Subsidised/Company Gym

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

Got a training contract so it's all good.



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

Everyone got on with each other really well, lots of time to socialise, and I'll be seeing most of them in the future!


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

It's London, so expensive, but the canteen was cheap.


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

It's central London, so fantastic.


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

Lots of 'extra' stuff we could have done, including playing football with other trainees, went ice skating, played poker etc.