Test Intern at Eaton

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Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Cwmbram Wales
Review Date
Salary
£16,000 - £17,999
Roles
Engineering Engineering

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7.6/10

The Role
7.8
Organisation
7.0

Socialising

8.0

The Role

Role Description

Fire alarm production facility

Test department tests every alarm I keep all tests constantly running on call for issues
Design lab view apps to test new products

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

Very enjoyable
Very sociable workplace
Good connection with interns

8/10

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

Often relied upon
Helped majority of workers at one point very involved

8/10

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

Everyone was always ready to give help when needed
Always open if I needed to ask a question

7/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Had a good number of daily tasks
Also constantly had projects to go back on when free

8/10

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

Got a significant project straight away which went on to become foundation of my major project throughout the year

Sometimes solely represented test department near the end

8/10

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

Had numerous intern training days through the year which i found extremely useful

Got a lab view training by national instruments provided by the company which will prove invaluable for me

8/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Very friendly always willing to help

8/10

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

Some people leaving made the placement feel a bit lost near the end but just unlucky

Training were very good and I always knew what was required for my placement

6/10

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

They supplied me with a training for lab view by national instruments giving me a core 2 certificate

8/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • There were no perks with this Placement Year
5/10

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

Keeping in contact with me for a possible graduate job

Looks promising

8/10

Social

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

Great lived with fellow interns and whenever there was intern trainings we always met up got socials

8/10

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

Decent

Lived near Cardiff so glexpesbive but fantastic social nights outs

8/10

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

Cardiff was half an hour away fantastic night life

8/10

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

Football every Monday what guys from the company very friendly and fun

8/10

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