Placement Software Developer at Autodesk

Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
Birmingham West Midlands
Review Date
Salary
£12,000 - £13,999
Roles
Computer Science

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6.8/10

The Role
7.2
Organisation
7.2

Socialising

5.8

The Role

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

7/10

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

8/10

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

8/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Sometimes there were days where I didn't know what I was going to do and that I wasn't really given anything to do. Lots of the time I was searching for something to do.

5/10

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

In my first project I was responsible for my own library.

7/10

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

The first two weeks spent learning C++ were hugely beneficial.

8/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Generally pretty good. Colleagues were friendly and it was a nice place to work.

8/10

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

Mostly very well organised. All was well planned, from the end of the training to the beginning of projects but when I was put in a team, they weren't sure what I would be doing.

8/10

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

Spent time training me in C++ and AngularJS.

8/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
5/10

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

7/10

Social

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

Atmosphere was friendly amongst the students.

6/10

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

Unsure as I didn't live in the area.

5/10

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

5/10

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

Team and company had various outings and there were clubs that also held weekly climbing and cycling.

7/10