Société Générale Intern Reviews

Updated 26 Mar 2020

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3.9
81%
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93%
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Société Générale Chairman and CEO Frédéric Oudéa
Frédéric Oudéa
23 Ratings
  1. "Intense experience"

    3.0
    Former Intern - M&A Analyst Intern 

    I worked at Société Générale

    Pros

    Intense work culture and interesting topics

    Cons

    Beleaguered bank when compared to international competition

    Société Générale2020-03-26
  2. "NA"

    5.0
    Former Intern - Intern - Hourly in London, England

    I worked at Société Générale for less than a year

    Pros

    Good trading team, friendly people

    Cons

    Poor work life balance, needs improvement

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    Société Générale2020-02-06
  3. "Great banking experience"

    4.0
    Former Intern - Operations Intern 

    I worked at Société Générale

    Pros

    Probably a lot better than some of the I-banks out there. Culture is chill but still demanding.

    Cons

    Bank is very french so at a loss if you don’t speak French

    Société Générale2020-01-28
  4. "Equity Derivatives"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Trading Analyst Intern 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Société Générale for less than a year

    Pros

    Generally good environment and nice people. Young employees and given autonomy rapidly. You can learn a lot in a short period of time.

    Cons

    Sometimes a lot of pressure (to be expected with this type of job). Repetitive tasks.

    Société Générale2020-01-03
  5. "Ok internship"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Intern in Paris

    I worked at Société Générale for less than a year

    Pros

    Good exposure Good environment Good employee facilities

    Cons

    Management micromanages everything No flexibility Too specific

    Société Générale2020-01-12
  6. Helpful (1)

    "Intern"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Intern - Hourly in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Société Générale full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good work/life balance, friendly working environment

    Cons

    Some people seem incompetent, older co-workers always talk about families and kids...

    Société Générale2019-12-16
  7. Helpful (1)

    "Good starting point as a Sophomore year internship, not for your Junior year if you want to go full-time..."

    1.0
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    Former Intern - Intern - Hourly in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Société Générale for less than a year

    Pros

    -Solid pay for an internship -Many people are pleasant to work with -Full-time employees tend to clock in at 9:30-10 and clock out by 4:30

    Cons

    -HR is either incompetent or deceitful -No internal career growth -High employee turnover -Many systems are archaic -Management won't stand up to Paris -Unless you are fluent in it French, good luck making it here!

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    Société Générale2020-01-08
  8. "I was a summer intern"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Intern in Sofia
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Société Générale for less than a year

    Pros

    You get to be shuffled through different departments to experience bank work

    Cons

    Almost unpaid, but to be expected for a bank internship

    Société Générale2019-11-23
  9. "Middle office"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Intern 

    I have been working at Société Générale part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    It is the second biggest bank in France

    Cons

    you take just a small part of the company's business

    Société Générale2019-11-05
  10. "Summer Internship of Finit at Societe Generale"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Intern in Paris
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Société Générale for less than a year

    Pros

    good environment, nice location, nice colleague

    Cons

    few job returns for interns

    Société Générale2019-11-18
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