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..."

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

"I mostly work 11 hours per day."

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

"The atmosphere on the floor is surprisingly friendly and collaborative."

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

"Engaging, interesting, inspiring."

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

"I had an excellent teacher."

"Make the pre-internship training longer."

"Pay is similar to other banks."

"My supervisors were incredibly helpful and made great mentors. They answered any..."

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