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Placement Year Details

Company Sector

  • Business Analytics

Job Title: Business Analyst

Overall Rated 3.7

10 1

★★★★☆☆☆☆☆☆

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The Role

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

Rated 2/10

Not very much was dissapointed

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

Rated 3/10

I did not feel valued in the slightest - I don't think people wanted me there.

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

Rated 2/10

Very little support, was given meanial tasks and just left to get on with it

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

Rated 1/10

Not very busy, spent alot of my time bored and on the internet

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

Rated 5/10

NONE

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

Rated 5/10

Didnt develop any new skills as i was not asked to do anything new

The Organisation

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

Rated 5/10

they were ok with each other but i felt like a spare part

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

Rated 2/10

poor

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

Rated 5/10

none

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

Rated 5/10

  • There were no perks with this placement year
11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
★★★★★☆☆☆☆☆

Rated 5/10

Will never go back

Other Information

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

Rated 5/10

No never saw anyone out of work

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

Rated 5/10

Expensive as i was living alone and in a new place

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

Rated 3/10

I cant comment never got to really go out

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

Rated 2/10

not that i was told about

16. In addition to these questions, is there any extra information you would like to leave about your experiences on your work placement that other students may be interested in?

Be careful who you go on a placement with and ensure you express concerns do not just bottle them up like me or you will have an awful experience

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 placement student rated Cisco with a 3.7 star rating average.

★★★★☆☆☆☆☆☆

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