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S&P Global

Credit Intern

June - August 2021 • New York City, NY

What I liked

The program was well-structured despite the virtual format. I liked the formal credit analysis training and opportunities to hear from and interact with speakers such as the CEO. The work was interesting and stimulating and I learned a lot and furthered my skills working with fellow interns, analysts, and managers. I enjoyed getting to take ownership on multiple large projects.

What I wish was different

The internship was only 6 weeks and we didn't have access to confidential information due to the virtual format. I would have liked to be in-person to connect better with fellow interns. Communication about training requirements and expectations could also have been better, and I would have liked some more interaction/support from managers, as well.

Advice

The people at S&P are great and it's important to be proactive in reaching out to analysts and managers with any and all questions you might have to make sure you are getting the most out of the program, especially in the case of a virtual format.
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Data Science Intern

June - August 2019 • Charlottesville, VA

What I liked

The team was very supportive and friendly.

What I wish was different

I wish the project was more data science focused rather then coding a script.

Advice

Be prepared for any type of project.
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Editorial Intern

June - August 2019 • New York City, NY

What I liked

being in a big city

What I wish was different

Advice

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Credit Rating Intern

June - August 2019 • New York City, NY

What I liked

I loved the hands on experience I had and working on a project that came together at the end.

What I wish was different

Advice

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Credit Program Intern

June - August 2017 • New York City, NY

What I liked

What I wish was different

Advice

Ask questions, be open to learning, and don't stress about not knowing everything!
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HR Systems Business Analyst Intern

June - August 2017 • New York City, NY

What I liked

I liked the hands-on experience. Even before learning about these skills in the classroom setting, I was encouraged to jump into a data analytics project. The exposure was also incredible, as I had the chance to present my final model to the CIO of the company.

What I wish was different

I wish I had had the opportunity to spend more time with the people on my team. When I did, I enjoyed my time. Often times, however, they were working in a different office location.

Advice

If you are working for multiple teams, be clear about the amount of work you have when they ask you what you are working on. This way, you are given an appropriate workload.
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HR Total Rewards Intern

June - August 2018 • New York City, NY

What I liked

The people on my team, the work was rewarding and challenging. I had a lot of independence to work and meet people. My manager was very supportive of my developing new skills. There is a formal internship program for juniors in a segment of the business, so I was included in all of the scheduled activities (speaker series, networking events)

What I wish was different

A little more supervision

Advice

Definitely a good experience if you are a sophomore who wants to know how corporate HR works. There is no formal program in HR to bring students back the next summer though.
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IT Intern

June - August 2018 • Denver, CO

What I liked

Awesome experience. Got to experience what it is like to work in a corporate setting. Learned a lot about networking.

What I wish was different

I wish I had done an internship more in line with my major.

Advice

Corporate settings are valuable but corporate is not for everyone.
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Business Analyst

June - August 2017 • Warsaw, Masovian Voivodeship

What I liked

The international experience, and working with talented individuals.

What I wish was different

More structure

Advice

Ask questions about employees careers, all are very successful business figures in Europe.
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Ratings Intern

June - August 2018 • New York City, NY

What I liked

I loved the work culture, the kind of work I was doing and being able to be in NYC!!

What I wish was different

Nothing!

Advice

Go in with an open mind and be ready to absorb everything!
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