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Rating

4.2/5
  • The Role
    4.6
  • The Company
    4.5
  • The Culture
    3.4

Role Description

Technical development of websites. Some internal hardware & network infrastructure.

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • The work was very interesting/stimulating

    5/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • A lot of the people working at Clock are now some of my closest friends.

    5/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • I was taught all I needed to know.

    5/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • Sometimes can be very busy, other times there is little pressure.

    5/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • A lot of responsibility was up for grabs.

    4/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • Has pretty much saved my degree.

    5/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • Very enjoyable. Relaxed. Fun. Music being piped round the office.

    5/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • Excellent, so easy to get started.

    5/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • Only seems to be limited by how much you ask for.

    5/5

  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • Flexi Time

    Financial Bonus

    Company Parties/Events

    Working from home

    4/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • They've asked me to return after graduation and I'm likely to do that.

    5/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • At the time of writing, definitely.

    5/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • Costs are varied, if you travel in to London at the weekend it can be expensive.

    4/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • Not great, travel in to London on the train. If you work at this placement, the best place to live is Hemel Hempstead or Watford for quick London access.

    3/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • Some sports going on, social nights like poker.

    3/5

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Details

Placement Year (10 Months+)

E-Business

22nd September 2008


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