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Rating

3.8/5
  • The Role
    3.6
  • The Company
    3.7
  • The Culture
    4.1

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • Really enjoyable. Nice people, always willing to explainin things and include you in the team.

    4/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • The better you're work the more you were trusted

    3/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • Regular and structured bilaterals designed to check you're objectives and progress

    4/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • Could vary but generally plenty to do.

    4/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • It depended on team resource and time constrains on others. But there were lots of opportunities to be invovled in key jobs

    4/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • Lots of understanding of the financial markets

    4/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • Freindly

    4/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • Plenty of activities

    4/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • Lots of events put on. ALso many people around the business willing to talk about their roles and give advice

    5/5

  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • Subsidised Canteen

    Sports and Social Club

    Subsidised/Company Gym

    Company Parties/Events

    Staff Sales/Staff Shop

    Healthcare from home

    4/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • Depends on you're performance.

    3/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • Very good. Lots of people who were all easy to get on with, and up for some big nights out.

    5/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • London.... can be very expensive

    4/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • Plenty to do, for all types

    4/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • Lots of sports teams, many of which were very sucessful

    5/5

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Details

Internship (1-4 Months)

Banking - Commercial, Banking - Investment, Banking - Retail, Banking/Finance, Public Sector/Governmental

Central London and City

28th October 2010


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