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9.0 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 29 ratings in 2018)
"Challenging, exciting and valuable."
Culture
9.6 / 10
 
Hours
8.7 / 10
 
Training
8.4 / 10
 
Remuneration
9.4 / 10
 
Integration
8.8 / 10
 

Pros

  • Interns are given a lot of guidance and training by mentors and team members.
  • The projects that interns get to work on are both challenging and of importance to the company.
  • The remuneration provided is very high for an internship.
  • The integration is good and interns are regularly invited out with team members.

Cons

  • Some tasks may require background knowledge that not all interns will have.
  • Many feel the length of the internship is too short.
  • Internships can vary greatly depending on the department.
  • There can be a lot of training sessions at once early on that some may find overwhelming.

What insiders say about...

"I had to submit a virtual cover letter that had very straightforward questions about..."

"The office was keen to welcome me when I arrived and I always felt like a part of..."

"My working hours are from 8.30 am to 6.00 pm approximately. This might vary due to..."

"Free dinners are always a bonus. I also had the opportunity to go to Stratford and..."

"There were lots of behavioural questions but also technical questions during the..."

"Most of the work was very interesting and engaging. There was a balance between teamwork..."

"You are treated as a member of your team for the duration, rather than as 'the intern'...."

"The internship is good, but I would have liked for it to be longer so I had more..."

"It has a very high percentage of female employees."

"Challenging, exciting and valuable."

"You receive as much training as you ask for. When you ask people to give you introductions..."

"Integrate shadowing days (or just half-days) where an intern can go and experience..."

"The remuneration is excellent and well above most other firms as well as being on..."

"I was assigned both a buddy and a line manager who both spoke to me on a daily basis..."

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