Overall, it was a fantastic experience. The work I was given actually contributed to the work my team was doing and I feel my experiences will assist me in my final year at university as well as my future career.
Very much enjoyed the placement. The work environment was really good, as were the perks (free lunch, free coffee, days/evenings out etc.).
As a first year student on a four year course, I was lucky to get an internship anywhere - never mind a chance to work somewhere as excellent as Red Gate. There were too many enjoyable aspects to list, but here a couple of my favourite:
The Code Katas ...
I really enjoyed this internship. I instantly felt accepted into the community and I was assigned to a project that I had a personal interest in. I felt as if the work I was doing was making a long term effect on the company.
Really enjoyed it, settled in quickly. Could see results and felt useful and slightly challenged
It was a fantastic learning experience working at Red Gate; I was treated as a normal developer and was exposed to a professional software development environment from the beginning. I felt great satisfaction when fixing bugs and completing "stickies". Th...
It was a fantastic experience!
Red Gate is one of the best companies you could wish to work for. The office has an open-plan, community feel to it, and includes a variety of ways to procrastinate!
It was an enjoyable experience, and I chose to do a longer than minimum internship.
I was given a very challenging brief so the overall experience felt like a bit of a struggle, but the end result was successful and I believe helped contribute towards the company in a concrete way.
I had a fantastic time, a truly amazing company to be a part of.
The work was interesting, and the other benefits were great.
Great fun, interesting work.