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Role Description

I was mainly doing general admin work, updating documents depending on feedback from a client etc. I worked in 2 areas during my placement and I was working with a principal.

  1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  2. I found it very enjoyable and that it was a good insight into the business and the type of work that they do.


  3. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  4. Everyone was very friendly and welcoming and willing to talk and get to know you.


  5. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  6. My manager was very willing to help, he explained what it was he wanted from me and took a lot of his time to help me out.


  7. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  8. There was a lot of work to do, I was never bored and sitting idle during the day.


  9. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  10. I was given work which needed to be done, however it wasn't of vital importance.


  11. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  12. I didnt develop many skills as it wasnt really necessary to provide training for the tasks I was given.


  13. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  14. The atmosphere was very good and everyone was very friendly.


  15. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  16. I found the internship to be very well setup, they had clearly spent a lot of time trying to provide an experience of value to their interns.


  17. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  18. I feel that through the scheme I was provided with some very valuable experience and that the company is interested in investing time in you through the internship.


  19. What were the perks on your work placement?
  20. Subsidised Canteen

    Sports and Social Club

    Subsidised/Company Gym

    Company Parties/Events


  21. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  22. I would be very interested in working for the company again as from the experience I believe the work they do would be very challenging and exciting.


  23. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  24. There was lots of socialising between the guys that worked there permanently and the interns too.


  25. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  26. It was london so it was quite pricey in areas, however i wouldnt say it is that much more expensive than any other city.


  27. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  28. Great, there were loads of places to go out to, restaurants, pubs etc seeing as it is london.


  29. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  30. There was quite a lot of opportunities to get involved with some sport with people that worked in the company.


  31. In addition to these questions, is there any extra information you would like to leave about your experiences on your work placement that other students may be interested in?

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Internship (1-4 Months)


Central London and City

22nd August 2011

Less than £ 10,000

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