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Khushboo Acharya

MSc

Placements are great opportunities to boost your career by gaining industry experience. Put into practice the course knowledge gained.

Why did you decide to do a placement while at City, University of London?

Placements are not only excellent opportunities to boost your career by gaining industry experience but also allow you to put into practice the knowledge gained during the course.

Where was your placement and what was your role?

I was placed at HSBC and my role was to develop and implement Risk and Client services' Management Information System (MIS) reports, as well as documenting requirements specs to migrate MIS reports to a more stable and scalable platform.

What was the most important thing gained from your placement?

In addition to the valuable experience of working in the City, key skills I gained were business knowledge on Forex Prime Brokerage (financial sector) and developing management information systems reports for the senior management.

What did you do after graduating?

I joined a Graduate Technology Program with LCH.Clearnet, London.

Anything else about City you would like to add?

Excellent support by my mentor and placement co-ordinator.