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9.0 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 29 ratings in 2018)
"A fantastic learning experience with amazing people."
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...

"It's a four-step process. There's an online application, a video application through..."

"The office is quiet enough to focus, but there is always a nice buzz of conversation...."

"The hours are very variable in my team but my basic hours usually range between 8.30..."

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

"The questions were about my past experiences and skills."

"I am working on a development-based group project with the other interns in my team...."

"Everyone in the company is very willing to help you and facilitate getting the most..."

"While the work/life balance is not bad when compared to other areas, you are still..."

"There is a flexi-time policy where full-time employees do not have a limited number..."

"Insightful and valuable."

"Training has been very good, both formal and informal. If I wanted to learn about..."

"Feedback should be given directly as well as through our line managers."

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

"We are assigned a buddy who is a more junior person and gives us advice on behaviour..."

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