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9.0 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 29 ratings in 2018)
"A steep learning curve, but fun and interesting."
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...

"Be ready whenever they invite you for an interview to take the chance to present..."

"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..."

"We have a ping-pong table on our floor and a bunch of board games available to employees...."

"You should be authentic and prepared to talk about what is happening on the markets...."

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

"It's a very welcoming environment with a lot of opportunities to learn about other..."

"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..."

"A great internship in an amazing and world-leading company."

"The training was excellent. The whole of the first two weeks were dedicated to getting..."

"It would have been great to have had slightly more intern group sessions in the first..."

"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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