Global Corporate Communications Assistant at BMW Group

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Duration
Placement (5-9 Months)
Region
Chichester South East
Review Date
Salary
£14,000 - £15,999
Roles
Administration/Secretarial

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5.3/10

The Role
6.2
Organisation
5.4

Socialising

3.8

The Role

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

The placement was fantastic and I learnt a lot. I got to be involved with various exciting projects. However at times I felt unguided and without support.

8/10

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

I felt sometimes things were dumped with me because others couldn't be bothered to do them themselves.

4/10

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

They were always there when I really needed them, but support wasn't often offered.

5/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Sometimes I was left without work.

6/10

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

Varied amounts for different projects.

7/10

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

Skills were really developed. There was no training whatsoever.

7/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Usually fun but sometimes heated, which is to be expected.

7/10

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

Not good at all.

4/10

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

Nothing.

1/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
5/10

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

I'm now working in Marketing.

10/10

Social

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

Interns went out together occasionally - always organised by interns.

4/10

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

It's your choice where you live and socialise but there were options for cheap and more expensive. A lot lived at home!

5/10

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

It's ok, no clubs in Chichester but a few in Portsmouth.

5/10

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

None that I can think of!

1/10