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7.9 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 23 ratings in 2016)
"An eye-opening experience with a great learning curve."
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  • The system of two rotations allows interns to get exposure to many areas of the business.
  • The hours were seen as reasonable for a banking internship.
  • A welcoming and inclusive atmosphere helped interns to settle in to their role easily.
  • The global reach of the bank means there are many opportunities and interesting work.


  • The placement of interns may mean there are not many in the same location.
  • Technology and IT systems were seen by some as outdated and slow.
  • While managers were willing to help when they could, some interns found that they were often too busy to do so.
  • Remuneration was felt to be less than competitors, though still generous for an internship.

What insiders say about...

"I had to do an online application, telephone interview and assessment centre. My..."

"The culture is very warm and welcoming with a good work/life balance."

"I worked 9.00 am – 5.00 pm in one department and 8.15 am – 5.00 pm in another...."

"Travel to intern days is paid for."

"The questions were mostly about demonstrating values and behaviours as well as my..."

"I enjoyed interacting with customers."

"The great people and the fact that I learned a lot. It's a well organised internship..."

"I was the only intern in my location. I feel it would have been better if there was..."

"A great and varied experience."

"The great company name and the chance to work in London. It also came strongly recommended..."

"Training was always available online. I had two days of soft skill training at the..."

"Weekly reviews for feedback."

"Very generous and expenses covered most things."

"I had a good experience with this but they do expect you to communicate back. You..."

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