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Get the inside buzz from graduates at UBS

8.4 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 9 ratings in 2015)
"Collaborative, large-scale, fast-paced."
Pros: 
  • UBS has a culture of integrity and collaboration; colleagues are supportive not competitive
  • Graduates are given immediate responsibility and are trusted to work autonomously
  • There is a strong culture of development and training within the organisation
  • All grads are paired with senior managers who provide mentoring and advice
Cons: 
  • On occasion, bureaucracy can get in the way of day to day processes
  • Some graduates may not get an opportunity to experience more than one part of the business
  • Hours can be long during busy periods and can include consistently early mornings
  • There could be more opportunities for graduates from across the business to meet and network
Culture
8.9 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
7.9 / 10
 
Hours
7.9 / 10
 
Salary
8.0 / 10
 
 
Diversity
8.4 / 10
 
 
Training
7.7 / 10
 

What insiders say about...

"Be yourself! And know the role you are applying for inside out."

"The company has a flat hierarchy which allows junior employees to challenge traditional..."

"The current UBS offices are more than adequate, however in 2016 we will be re-locating..."

"I have found that line managers are very flexible with hours."

"Graduate salaries at UBS competitive but not necessarily at the top of the pile."

"The Valueflex benefits system (e.g. private health/holiday insurance/dentist..."

"Did spring week then got fast tracked, so was offered a place very early on, (over..."

"Questions included: Why UBS? Why UBS? When have you worked well in a team? What is..."

"There are recycling bins in the office and we have energy saving lighting."

"Line managers are very accessible for career advice and mentoring, currently I have..."

"There are a lot of current initiatives and diversity is actively discussed and embedded..."

"There are several examples of senior employees who can act as role models (having..."

"I am involved in managing client relationships, looking at target revenues, post..."

"I have been immediately given responsibility and the opportunity to add value to..."

"UBS is a big company where processes and bureaucracy can get in the way of day to..."

"The bank is over 150 years old and still going strong!"

"Diverse, collaborative, stable."

"Global coverage, competitive salary, possibilities to travel."

"Training is very much on the job. Could do better in some ways but formal training..."

"I think the company should include rotations in all of the graduate streams."

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