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Rating

4/5
  • About You
    3.8
  • The Company
    3.6
  • Everything Else
    4.9

    About You

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?
  • A great overview of the corporate finance industry, several occasions to network and well organised day

    5/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued during your time at the company or firm?
  • Talks from management and senior management was unexpected for only a one day insight day- nice to see.

    5/5

  • 3. How much guidance/support did you receive during the insight?
  • A bit more guidance on how to choose the best role for us (within finance) would have been nice. Also more guidance on the application deadlines would have been beneficial- left a little bit lost as to when to apply.

    3/5

  • 4. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and information you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • Was not intended for skill building- great for networking and getting information.

    3/5

    The Company

  • 5. How well structured was the insight?
  • Structured and varied day- a lot of thought was put into it.

    4/5

  • 6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?
  • Overall great- including travel it lasted a full 12hrs for me. Gives a true insight into the long hours people are required to work in this type of industry.

    4/5

  • 7. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • Key members of staff invested their time in speaking to/ with us.

    3/5

  • 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?
  • So many opportunities to speak to various roles within the company about a typical day at work- really insightful.

    5/5

  • 9. How much did the insight help you in understanding the company culture?
  • Core values were presented throughout the day. I think there may still be some discrepancies between what they say their culture is like and what it actually is like from hearing what the presenters said to hearing what the individual employees said.

    3/5

  • 10. How valuable was the content in helping you to decide on your future career path?
  • 4/5

    Everything Else

  • 11. Were you paid or reimbursed adequately for this experience?
  • Gave me the information I need to start understanding what aspects of finance may be for me- interesting.


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

    5/5

  • 13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?
  • Very good- members of staff were very forthcoming with information.

    5/5

  • 14. Did you find out about activities that employees can get involved in outside of work?
  • Presented what extracurricular activities the company organises and encourages.

    5/5

  • 15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?
  • Great day.

    5/5

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Details

Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

Banking/Finance

Central London and City

July 2014


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