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Insight Details

  • Job Title: Pharmacy Intern
  • Start Date: 2011
  • Length: Insight (< 4 Weeks)
  • Location: Birmingham,
    West Midlands
  • Salary: Unpaid
  • Roles: Pharmaceutical
  • Reviewer’s Course: Pharmacy
  • Reviewer’s University: University of Bath
  • Review Date:

Company Sector

  • Sales

This review was written using a previous version of questions that were updated in 2013

Job Title: Pharmacy Intern

Overall Rated 6.3

10 1

★★★★★★☆☆☆☆

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The Role

Role Description

Supporting full time pharmacy staff, tidying and organising dispensary. Mainly observed day to day working of pharmacist.

1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
★★★★★★☆☆☆☆

Rated 6/10

Got to see lots, not a lot I was allowed to do alone

2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
★★★★★★★★☆☆

Rated 8/10

They were very happy to tell me about what they were doing

3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
★★★★★★★★☆☆

Rated 8/10

Always working with someone, lots of guidance in doing things.

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
★★★★★☆☆☆☆☆

Rated 5/10

Mainly observational work.

5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
★★★★★☆☆☆☆☆

Rated 5/10

Mainly observing.

6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
★★★★★★★☆☆☆

Rated 7/10

Helpful to see what real life day to day work is like!

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
★★★★★★★☆☆☆

Rated 7/10

8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
★★★★★☆☆☆☆☆

Rated 5/10

9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
★★★★★☆☆☆☆☆

Rated 5/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?
★★★★★☆☆☆☆☆

Rated 5/10

  • Staff Sales/Staff Shop
11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
★★★★★★★★☆☆

Rated 8/10

Other Information

12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
★★★★★☆☆☆☆☆

Rated 5/10

only there a week can't really comment! seemed friendly enough!

13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
★★★★★★★★☆☆

Rated 8/10

living at home.

14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
★★★★★★★★★

Rated 9/10

Brilliant! didn't experience with work tho!

15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
★★★★☆☆☆☆☆☆

Rated 4/10

if had been there longer!

Final Average Overall Review Ratings

Calculated by combining the answers in each section. Back to Top

  • The Role Overall

    ★★★★★★★☆☆☆
  • The Organisation Overall

    ★★★★★★☆☆☆☆
  • Everything Else Overall

    ★★★★★★★☆☆☆

The final verdict…

On average, this intern student rated Boots with a 6.3 star rating average.

★★★★★★☆☆☆☆

Review 8/30 for Boots

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