Summer Analyst Intern at Bank of America

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

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8.7/10

The Role
8.7
Organisation
9.0

Socialising

8.2

The Role

Role Description

Working within a line of business within the ET&D department, performing the same day to day activities as them and participating in several of the projects that the group was udertaking.

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

The work and environment were both very enjoyable. Several events were also put on weekly for all of the interns, bringing them together in a single place to relax and allowing them to discuss what they had been doing over the week.

9/10

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

Contributions and suggestions made towards projects were all considered seriously by the team, and efforts were made to introduce me to as many full time and senior employees as possible

9/10

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

A buddy and manager were assigned to provide assistance and answers to questions which it was not felt were suitable for my manager. My manager also provided feedback and suggestions for all work that was submitted to him, as well as after meetings

9/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

The work load varied during the internship due to external delays on some of the projects. In order to compensate for this, additional work was found elsewhere withing the bank

8/10

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

I was responsible for running a proof of concept pilot, involving interfacing with customers internal to the bank, as well as third party contractors and software vendors independently

9/10

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

Some of the training received during the first week was quite low level given my degree discipline, however other aspects of it were of a very high standard - such as the financial training which in two hours covered everything that had been covered in a term at university

8/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

The atmosphere was relaxed and fun, one of the teams were usually joking around with each other a lot helping to foster a relaxed atmosphere

9/10

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

There were a few problems on the first day regarding login accesses, however they were quickly rectified by my manager

8/10

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

The company sent me to a training course at IBM to further aid in my work, and provide a greater understanding of the products which i was using

9/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Subsidised/Company Gym
  • Financial Bonus
  • Company Parties/Events
9/10

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

I was offered a place on their graduate scheme at the end of my internship

10/10

Social

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

Every other friday night we would all have drinks together at one of the banks events and would then all go out somewhere else together after

10/10

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

As the majority of the events occurred in london, activities we arranged ourselves weren't the cheapest every. However, the social events arranged by the bank were free, including drinks and food

5/10

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

London.... Pretty much something for everyone, and always people out

9/10

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

There was a touch rugby team which had a tournament towards the end of the placement, as well as a 5k run. There was also a basket ball team

9/10

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