Get the inside buzz from interns at Royal Bank of Canada

8.5 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 10 ratings in 2016)
"Informative, interesting, inspiring."
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..."

"It's a diverse culture and there's a high emphasis on teamwork – this really helps..."

"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 was assigned regular daily tasks and completed a number of very interesting projects..."

"It gives you a very good insight into the company and a practical understanding of..."

"It is only nine weeks long, which is not enough time to fully understand your team's..."

"Informative, fun and high pressure."

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

"It could have had some current news about the markets included. The training about..."

"Make the pre-internship training longer."

"The remuneration is excellent."

"Supervisors made very good mentors."

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