Web Developer at Experian

Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
London Central London and City
Review Date
Salary
£18,000 - £19,999
Roles
Computer Science Information Technology

Connect with this company

7.7/10

The Role
8.3
Organisation
8.4

Socialising

5.8

The Role

Role Description

Managing the web and intranet helpdesks, responding to service requests and doing work for stakeholders.
Lots of front and back end programming in HTML, CSS, Javascript and Java.

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

The work was good, but at busy times could become stressful.

8/10

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

You feel really valued in the company; you feel like a normal employee not a student.

10/10

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

Everyone is very supportive and I never felt bad for asking questions.

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Whilst the work was good sometimes the workload it self was very large.

5/10

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

Lots of responsibility to make sure that I completed tasks on time and to the correct level.

8/10

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

They will greatly help me in the future; I learnt more here than in the two years at University before hand.

9/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Everyone has similar interests and is very chatty and personable.

9/10

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

It felt like a normal job, not a placement - everything was very well organised.

10/10

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

I was trained by colleagues to make sure that I was able to do the job.

8/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Financial Bonus
  • Company Parties/Events
10/10

11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?

Too hard to say right now.

5/10

Social

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

Often went out for drinks with the other members of the team, and there are weekly lunches that we all went to as a department.

9/10

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

Living wasn't too bad, but I was lucky. If you're used to London then it won't be a shock but everything is more expensive here.

5/10

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

Lots of clubs very close to work.

0/10

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

There were a few opportunities to do Charity work

9/10