"Keep an open mind and don’t be too worried about knowing everything before you start, you’re here to learn!"
"The scheme at Gist has allowed me to choose my own path for this year, exploring various departments, locations and opening my eyes to the opportunities available in the future."
"I have found that during my placement that there are always opportunities to take and you are given enough responsibility to be making your own decisions that will impact your sites performance."
"Each day is a new challenge with a different target, and you must manage your team of warehouse operatives to achieve your daily objective."
"I have grown so much in my industrial placement year, I am learning new skills daily whilst growing and developing my existing skills. I have learnt so much about people management – I didn’t think as an industrial placement student that I would have"
"Their people-focused culture embedded at the heart of the company illustrated how I’d be a valued asset to the team."
"I loved my placement, the level of responsibility and autonomy I was given was first class."
"Within my first 2 weeks at Gist I was managing a project that involved helping to support the start-up of a major supply-chain operation in North America"
"It is by far the best decision that I have made over the course of my university degree and I know that the experience will hopefully secure me a graduate role when the time comes for me to apply."
"The graduate prospects at Gist are promising – if you have a successful placement year with Gist they may offer you a guaranteed place on the Graduate Scheme. "