GDST Intern at HSBC

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
London Central London and City
Review Date
Salary
£14,000 - £15,999
Roles
Banking - Commercial Banking - Retail

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6.9/10

The Role
7.8
Organisation
6.2

Socialising

6.2

The Role

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

I was extremely sad to have to leave my placement.

9/10

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

They were very forthcoming with praise and gratitude.

8/10

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

8/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

8/10

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

I was given more and more responsibilty as the placement went on.

8/10

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

6/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

7/10

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

There were initial issues with IT that led to my first two weeks not being very productive or busy.

5/10

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

5/10

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
5/10

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

9/10

Social

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

All the interns on my placement became very close and have continued to socialise outside the work environment.

9/10

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

Fairly expensive as it was in Canary Wharf, but we socialise din other areas of London.

5/10

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

6/10

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

5/10

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