Get the inside buzz from interns at Royal Bank of Canada

8.5 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 10 ratings in 2016)
"A great platform for a career in the banking industry."
Culture
8.5 / 10
 
Hours
7.9 / 10
 
Training
7.1 / 10
 
Remuneration
8.9 / 10
 
Integration
8.1 / 10
 

Pros

  • Interns are given challenging and interesting work that helps them develop their skills and learn about the banking industry.
  • The firm has an open, friendly culture meaning that interns are made to feel like part of the team.
  • The initial training provided to interns is well organised and of a high standard.
  • Interns have a good chance to see what career options may be available to them across the bank.

Cons

  • As expected in the banking industry, the hours worked can be very long.
  • The short length of the internship may mean interns don't get as much experience as they would like.
  • There could be more opportunities for interns to interact with each other.
  • The amount of training given to interns seemed quite low to some.

What insiders say about...

"My advice would be to attend career events to meet people from the company. Be sure..."

"RBC's culture is one of the strongest aspects of the company and it made the experience..."

"The hours are very long."

"The exposure to clients and to the different divisions of the company."

"Why this organisation? Why this specific role? Why you as a candidate?"

"I researched companies and did stock pitches. I also went along to meetings, listened..."

"It's a flat structure and you're encouraged to network."

"The length of the pre-internship training was quite short."

"Informative, interesting, inspiring."

"Meeting RBC HR and employees at careers events. I enjoyed talking to them all and..."

"I had an excellent teacher."

"Have the internship be of a longer length. At least three months."

"The remuneration is excellent."

"Supervisors made very good mentors."

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