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  • The Role
  • The Company
  • The Culture

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • had a good time learnt a lot about the industry but didn't do any actual work


  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • Everyone was very nice and friendly and the other participants were a good mix of people


  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • we were given a lot of information about the sector and internships and graduate programs. We had many chances to ask any questions which were answered very well


  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • quite busy but some times the activities we were doing could have been shorter or should have been longer


  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • we weren't given much responsibility at all as we weren't doing any actual work


  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • i definetly learnt important interview and assessment centre skills as well as working with other people. however there wasnt much time and the lack of real work meant that there was a large range of skills that were not covered


    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • every one had fun and all the people tried hard to make it enjoyable


  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • very good seen as though it was the first year


  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • they dedicated quite a lot of staff to us including serval graduates in order for us to gain knowledge of the company and sector. they also paid all expenses and provided all meals


  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • 3/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • i applied for the summer internship but failed but i may well try for the graduate scheme


    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • we spent all our spare time socializing and i am still friends with a few candidates


  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • it was in london so very expensive but lots of different options


  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • london very good but expensive


  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • we were not there for very long so didnt get any chance


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Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

Financial Management

Central London and City

16th November 2010

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