Application engineer at Autodesk

Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
Birmingham West Midlands
Review Date
Salary
Less than £ 10,000
Roles
Engineering

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8.8/10

The Role
9.0
Organisation
8.0

Socialising

9.5

The Role

Role Description

Summer internship

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

Really enjoyed my internship at Delcam; got to work on real world projects in the advanced manufacturing facility and use of a high end optical scanning robot

10/10

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

Feel work completed contributed towards key projects

10/10

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

Everyone in company is more than willing to dedicate time if you require help or explanations

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Work load varies but there was never a time where I had nothing to do

8/10

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

Completely trusted to carry out tasks without supervision using expensive equipment. Some key tasks were required to meet harsh deadlines

8/10

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

Was able to improve my project management with involvement in many projects simultaneously. Could apply my programming, design and manufacturing skills obtained from university

8/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Very relaxed company with people always willing to help

10/10

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

Organisation of placement coordinators is great. Knew my role from day one and had a good summer

10/10

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

As I was there for only a summer it was hard to develop anything major. I learnt substances amounts about GD&T and metrology whilst working in the manufacturing environment

7/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Sports and Social Club
8/10

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

Great company and will hopefully return in future

5/10

Social

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

Climbing club is especially good but overall very active to pubs and social events

10/10

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

Birmingham is pretty cheap for rent, key locations are Moseley and Solihull, both have great nightlife and social scene

8/10

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

See above

10/10

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

Climbing club

10/10