Internship Details

  • Job Title: Extreme Blue Summer Intern (Technical)
  • Start Date: 2011
  • Length: Internship (1-4 Months)
  • Location: Winchester ,
    South West
  • Salary: £14,000 - £15,999
  • Roles: Computer and Systems Engineering, Computer Science,
  • Reviewer’s Course: BSc Computer Science
  • Reviewer’s University: University of Surrey
  • Review Date:

Job Title: Extreme Blue Summer Intern (Technical)

Overall Rated 7.9

10 1

★★★★★★★★☆☆

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The Role

Role Description

Working in a team of 4 to develop a software product and run a mini business. The technical role included planning and then creating the prototype and presenting it back to IBMers.

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

Rated 10/10

It was an amazing learning experience.

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

Rated 9/10

I had real resposibility and felt strongly like a part of the team.

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

Rated 8/10

Help was always available when needed

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

Rated 7/10

There was a lot of work.

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

Rated 8/10

There was a fair amount of responsibility but was well balance for an intern such that there was scope to make errors without causing major trouble

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

Rated 10/10

Learned many things that will be carried on for life, specially a big boost in confidence, professionalism and communication skills

The Organisation

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

Rated 7/10

A good balance of fun and work.

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

Rated 8/10

It was pretty well organised

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

Rated 8/10

There were a lot of opportunities internally but not if it required financial investment.

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

Rated 8/10

  • Flexi Time
11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
★★★★★★★★★

Rated 9/10

Good prospects

Other Information

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

Rated 10/10

A very active social scene with other placement students

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

Rated 5/10

The area is a bit expensive.

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

Rated 4/10

Winchester has good pubs, for clubs Southampton was all right and not too far away.

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

Rated 7/10

There were some

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 IBM with a 7.9 star rating average.

★★★★★★★★☆☆

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