Manufacturing Engineer at Eaton

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Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Titchfield South East
Review Date
Salary
£16,000 - £17,999
Roles
Manufacturing

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5.2/10

The Role
5.3
Organisation
4.8

Socialising

5.5

The Role

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

When I was busy it was fine, but when I didn't have much to do it dragged a bit.

5/10

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

Once I had gotten to know the people around me I became more valued.

5/10

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

When I asked for it it was usually given.

5/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Most of the time there wasn't much for me to do.

3/10

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

Not that much responsibility. I wasn't properly train on a lot of things until half way through the year.

5/10

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

The skills I have learned from training and intern event I value and will definitely use in life.

9/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Very friendly, plenty of jokes but still professional.

8/10

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

The intern events were well organised but the actual placement for my internship didn't seem overly organised.

3/10

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

The company invested in a third party company to train us with certain skills.

5/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Sports and Social Club
5/10

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

Not overly appealing.

3/10

Social

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

When seeing them all during training events the social scene was good.

7/10

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

Pretty normal.

5/10

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

Pretty normal.

5/10

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

There were plenty of opportunities.

5/10

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