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."
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
 

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"A better culture than other banks with less face-time."

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"The exposure to clients and to the different divisions of the company."

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

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"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."

"Pay is similar to other banks."

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

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