Operations at Eaton

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Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Doncaster North East
Review Date
Salary
£16,000 - £17,999
Roles
Business Analytics Business Management Financial Management Management Consultancy Mathematics/Statistics

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8.4/10

The Role
8.0
Organisation
8.4

Socialising

9.0

The Role

Role Description

Operations intern looking at small change improvements.

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

I really enjoyed my year. The training I received was really helpful in both functional and core skills. My role was challenging and I learnt a lot from my different projects and was given a large amount of responsibility to deliver on the businesses targets,

8/10

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

I felt really valued in my team and learnt a lot from the people in the office.

10/10

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

I had weekly one to one sessions to review my performance and at times there was guidance there if I needed it. A good level of support was given so that it wasn't just spoon fed to me but had to work for it.

8/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Very busy but sometimes down to me being pro-active and looking for work rather than being handed it.

8/10

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

A lot of responsibility to deliver on my projects, which were pinned to the business case and also day to day tasks were critical in making sure the site ran smoothly.

9/10

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

Extremely. I received training in presentation, advanced excel, leadership, time management, organisation, software training such as CAD and Relux. Use of Eaton Tools. These all will be applied in my final year of studies and future career.

5/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Fun in the office with lots of good laughs but at the same time it was professional to get the work done.

8/10

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

really organised. well structured

8/10

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

Training days and other events were put on to diversify my tool set.

9/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Sports and Social Club
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Above 25 days holiday
8/10

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

Really appealing

9/10

Social

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

nice social scheme. a couple nights out/

8/10

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

around 500 a month but I was lucky I house shared.

8/10

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

10/10

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

Rugby, football and golf.

10/10

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