Get the inside buzz from interns at Royal Bank of Canada

8.5 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 10 ratings in 2016)
"A rewarding experience."
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..."

"My team was very inclusive. I participated in social activities and this really helped..."

"Long hours but nothing I didn't expect and I enjoy the work so it isn't a problem...."

"We get free food and drink at meetings and during social events."

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

"I'm extremely satisfied with the work I was given. I was given roles with great responsibility..."

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

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

"A great platform for a career in the banking industry."

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

"I had an excellent teacher."

"Have more activities with the other interns."

"The remuneration is excellent."

"Supervisors made very good mentors."

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