Placement Student at Oracle

Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Reading South East
Review Date
Salary
£14,000 - £15,999
Roles
Information Technology

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7.6/10

The Role
8.2
Organisation
7.4

Socialising

7.0

The Role

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

relaxed atmosphere, with a good mix of young and older (but young at heart) staff

8/10

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

You are doing similar work to the perminant staff and outsourced team - you are valued as a collegue

9/10

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

Full training at oracle university prior to starting, vast amounts of online material also available

8/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

I tended to manage my own time, if im very busy its because I have messed up somewhere

6/10

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

Lots of responsibility - but there are audit checks in place to ensure that you behave

8/10

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

training has helped hugely

10/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

lots of banter going round, plenty of team events and cheeky halves

8/10

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

fairly well structured, however its up to you how involved in the scheme you get

6/10

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

the courses cost ££££

9/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Sports and Social Club
  • Financial Bonus
  • Company Parties/Events
6/10

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

plenty of interns went back, others moved onto different things

8/10

Social

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

lots of night life and social with oracle interns, and other companies

9/10

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

reading is good value for money

7/10

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

not any clubs, but plenty of bars

4/10

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

Yes there was, like charity events and sports

8/10