Electrical Engineering and Planning at BMW Group

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Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Oxford East Midlands
Review Date
Salary
£16,000 - £17,999
Roles
Business Management Electronic and Electrical Engineering

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7.5/10

The Role
7.2
Organisation
6.6

Socialising

9.0

The Role

Role Description

Designing and Fixing any problems found on production line within the BMWs

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

Good placement, but not had an intern for a long time so bit unorganised for the first month.

7/10

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

Everyone made you feel welcome to the office and always helped if you ask.

9/10

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

Had 1-2-1's every week with manager to give support and guidance

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Fairly busy, however some of the work was repetitive

6/10

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

Given multiple small projects however no major responsibility

5/10

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

Would like to have learnt more about the automotive skills used.... only really began to learn more in last few months

6/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Quiet office with lots of different nationalities, but great atmosphere

8/10

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

Began to get more organised after a few months, but as I was given more work it was up to myself to keep my workload organised

5/10

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

I think more could have been invested however they are more concentrated on the graduate program afterwards

4/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Company Car
  • Financial Bonus
  • Staff Sales/Staff Shop
  • Above 25 days holiday
  • Healthcare from home
  • Healthcare/Dental
9/10

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

Plenty of opportunities, however more on the HR side and less within the engineering sector

7/10

Social

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

Over 50 interns from england and germany so used to meet up every week in a different pub or club, but was self organised and not by the company

10/10

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

cost of living was really high!! but full of pubs and restaurants so theres always somewhere different to visit

10/10

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

Situated in oxford so full of students and night clubs but can be a little costly sometimes

8/10

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

Always activities sponsored by BMW, and all interns here met up every week after work.

8/10