Get the inside buzz from interns at Royal Bank of Canada

8.5 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 10 ratings in 2016)
"Engaging, interesting, inspiring."
8.5 / 10
7.9 / 10
7.1 / 10
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8.1 / 10


  • 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.


  • 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...

"There was an online application as well as numerical and verbal reasoning tests...."

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

"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 did you apply to RBC? Did you apply anywhere else? What do you think makes a..."

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

"You get the chance to learn a lot about the business in a very short period of time...."

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

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

"It had positive reviews and was highly-ranked globally."

"I had an excellent teacher."

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

"Pay is similar to other banks."

"Supervisors made very good mentors."

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