Summer Associate at Bank of America

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
London Central London and City
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Salary
£24,000 - £25,999
Roles
Banking - Investment Banking/Finance

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6.3/10

The Role
7.5
Organisation
6.8

Socialising

4.0

The Role

Role Description

Interface with team members and occasionally clients to sell and execute investment banking services, including M&A, IPO, and debt issues.

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

7/10

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

Received immense feedback on performance, ways to improve, and where they saw my growth headed.

9/10

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

Felt people were behind me from day one.

9/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Intense summer internship experience was rougher than my friends' experiences at other banks.

2/10

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

Challenged to go beyond my role, sometimes to the point of being somewhat uncomfortable.

8/10

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

10/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

People do put their heads down and work for the most part.

4/10

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

Some parts handled extremely well, others (such as background checks) could have been done more cohesively.

5/10

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

Felt all resources were at my disposal.

10/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Subsidised/Company Gym
  • Financial Bonus
  • Company Parties/Events
5/10

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

10/10

Social

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

9/10

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

3/10

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

In terms of nightlife, New York has far more to offer for budding finance careerists.

4/10

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

Never felt there was time to seek these out.

0/10

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