Get the inside buzz from interns at Knight Frank

8.9 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 20 ratings in 2015)
"My experience was enjoyable and worthwhile."
Culture
9.4 / 10
 
Hours
9.3 / 10
 
Training
8.1 / 10
 
Remuneration
8.1 / 10
 
Integration
9.0 / 10
 

Pros

  • The internship offers a real insight into the practical side of Knight Frank's business
  • Lots of excellent events are put on for interns to socialise
  • Employees at the firm are very welcoming and happy to help interns develop
  • Interns get the opportunity to meet clients and attend viewings

Cons

  • Interns only get to experience one department during their time with the firm
  • Levels of responsibility can vary between departments
  • There can be a certain amount of downtime where interns are not very busy
  • The absence of an official mentoring or 'buddy' scheme can leave some interns feeling adrift

What insiders say about...

"Do your research! Learn about the company, what sets it apart, read the property..."

"Incredibly friendly, time is taken to explain every task and give feedback on my..."

"Although I was contracted to work from 9:30am to 5:30pm, my team were often in at..."

"The firm provided free drinks at networking mixers and a free lunch with the head..."

"For a two-week internship I was very surprised by the seriousness of the interview..."

"I was asked about my background and experience to date. Other questions included:..."

"I don't know the details of the diversity of the company - but from what I have experienced..."

"I shadowed a member of the team to gain an understanding of the work they undertake...."

"Getting out regularly to meet clients and do viewings."

"The internships are short, at two weeks long, and I found that in my department a..."

"An eye-opening and inspiring opportunity."

"Global leader in the property field, good reputation for graduate scheme/APC and..."

"Although I found that the training is ad hoc and unstructured; I do think that it..."

"Schemes such as "Changing the Face of Property" are in place to widen access."

"Extending the internship slightly could improve the experience even further."

"I undertook a two week work placement, and I thought that it was very good that the..."

"Integration was very good, and I found that partners are very welcoming and make..."

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