Placement Applications Engineer at Autodesk

Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Birmingham West Midlands
Review Date
Salary
£14,000 - £15,999
Roles
Engineering

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8.2/10

The Role
8.3
Organisation
8.0

Socialising

8.2

The Role

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

The placement was very enjoyable, you're given projects from the outset with meaningful and challenging tasks.

8/10

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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)?

Everyone is extremely friendly and happy to answer any questions you may have, whether they are directly responsible for you or not people are happy to help.

9/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

There are inevitably slow and busy days but for the majority of the time you are at a steady balance.

8/10

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

A considerable amount of responsibility, I had to manage my own project and make sure things get done. But ultimately answering to my supervisor for any major decisions.

8/10

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

9/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

The atmosphere is very friendly and people are up for a laugh but also know when to be serious and get stuff done.

8/10

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


7/10

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

The first two weeks is all training and then if they feel you need training on a specific bit of software then they will arrange it for you.

9/10

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?

8/10

Social

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

The social scene outside of work is good, there are many other young people who work at the company and there is always something to do at the weekends.

8/10

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

House rental prices aren't too bad and in terms of bars and pubs it varies a lot on price as with anywhere.

7/10

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

They're located in Birmingham so the nightlife is good, there are many options and places to go.

9/10

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

There are many company subsidized clubs, including a climbing club and a running club. Over the first couple of weeks there are many socials subsidized by work.

9/10

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