Equity Research at Fidelity International

Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
London Central London and City
Review Date
Salary
£30,000+
Roles
Financial Management

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8.6/10

The Role
7.3
Organisation
9.0

Socialising

10.0

The Role

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

Very good experience, constantly learning surrounded by interesting and intellectually stimulated individuals.

9/10

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

Working on the same stock meant that there was a certain element of teamwork which I enjoyed.

7/10

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

FIL provide a lot of support both by senior management and ex-PMs and recent graduates.

9/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Quite busy most the time, as need to constantly learn in order to complete the stock pitches.

9/10

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

A lot of individual learning and working meant that, although it didn't add value to the firm, I felt as if I had a good level of responsibility,

5/10

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

Not particularly relevant to my degree but very useful if I were to pursue a career in AM.

5/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Strong, everyone breathes equities and combs through the literature with zeal.

5/10

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

HR were good at organising events, nothing to complain.

10/10

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

A lot both financially and time, we had our own Bloomberg terminals and 3 days of formal intense training. I would recommend applying to FIL.

10/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

10/10

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

Great, they are a good company with skilled management. I would recommend applying to FIL.

10/10

Social

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

Yes, similar age, similar interests, good social environment.

10/10

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

London so no but could be worse.

10/10

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

London so good but there were some who perhaps welcomed the scene with perhaps too much enthusiasm and paid the price.

10/10

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

Yes, from amphitheatres to Hayward Heath to Goldman and Bloomberg.

10/10

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