Consultant at FactSet

Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)
Edinburgh Scotland
Review Date
Customer Service

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About You
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About You

1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?

The day was very well structured with sufficient opportunity to ask questions and experience what it would be like to work at FactSet. Not only were we provided with an overview of the kind of work that we will be doing as Consultants but also experience what it is like to work with the people at the firm.


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

The employees definitely made an effort to take time out of their schedule and share their experiences with us.


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

All questions were addressed in detail and there was ample opportunity to interact with employees. There was an effort from the firm to show us the true picture of what to expect.


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

Definitely good background information to have going into any interview or job given how widely the FactSet platform is used.


The Organisation

5. How well structured was the insight?

Very well thought out and planned.
The day covered everything we needed to keeping ample time for delays and breaks.


6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?

Energetic, friendly, comforting, interactive, healthy


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

Time and effort definitely, helping us understand how the FactSet platform works and demonstrating the same to us.


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?

Very reflective of the true picture and gave us an idea of the kind of work we can expect to be doing.


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

People culture definitely yes.


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

Motivating to apply and start the recruitment process.


Other Information

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

I was reimbursed travel expenses.

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

Could have been more but yes there were opportunities over a quick lunch


13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?

It was just a day long activity.


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

In out interaction with current employees, that was something we got to know about how FactSet organises frequent events for employees in the form of Sports.


15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?