Get the inside buzz from interns at Royal Bank of Canada

8.5 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 10 ratings in 2016)
"Informative, fun and high pressure."
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.
Culture
8.5 / 10
 
Hours
7.9 / 10
 
Training
7.1 / 10
 
Remuneration
8.9 / 10
 
Integration
8.1 / 10
 

What insiders say about...

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

"RBC has a really friendly environment. Interns are definitely included in social..."

"My hours are either 6.30 am – 5.00 pm or 6.30 am – 6.00 pm."

"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 was given a lot of responsibilities and meaningful work."

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

"Hours can be really tough but it depends a lot on the teams."

"A rewarding experience."

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

"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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