Rating

7.9/10

342 reviews

  • The Role
    7.8
  • Organisation
    8.2
  • Socialising
    7.5

The Role

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.

    8/10

  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.

    8/10

  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.

    9/10

  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.

    9/10

  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.

    7/10

  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.

    6/10

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

    8/10

  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.

    10/10

  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.

    7/10

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

    Sports and Social Club

    Subsidised/Company Gym

    Company Parties/Events

    8/10

  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.

    8/10

  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.

    8/10

  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.

    6/10

  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.

    9/10

  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.

    7/10

  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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Details

Internship (1-4 Months)

Legal/Law

Central London and City

22nd August 2011

Less than £ 10,000


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