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Rating

4.1/5
  • The Role
    4.5
  • The Company
    4.1
  • The Culture
    3.4

Role Description

Assisting in all support and service requests of customers, working in a variety of software and hardware problems.

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • I really enjoyed my placement as I had a lot of responsibility and was able to get involved with varied parts of IT work

    5/5

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

    5/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • Supervisor was always available to contact whenever I needed additional support.

    5/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • Very busy due to the nature of the job, always jobs coming through

    4/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • Given full access to every part of the job

    5/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • Was able to improve on all personal skills, technical IT skills and most importantly problem solving skills which is helpful for my final year. I was able to develop my confidence and phone skills.

    4/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • Friendly and positive

    5/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • Was a nice setup

    4/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • I had a lot of training from previous students and consistent training whilst on the job.

    5/5

  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • Subsidised Canteen

    Sports and Social Club

    Financial Bonus

    4/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • I would love to work for Lubrizol again as it has been a lovely company to work for.

    5/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • Always advertising social and sports events

    4/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • The cost of living and travelling to work was normal

    4/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • There are nice pubs around the local village

    3/5

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

    4/5

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Details

Placement Year (10 Months+)

9th June 2016


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