IT intern at BMW Group

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Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Oxford South West
Review Date
Salary
£16,000 - £17,999
Roles
Business Management Information Technology Logistics and Operations

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7.3/10

The Role
8.3
Organisation
6.4

Socialising

6.8

The Role

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

Many unique challenges of a wide variety. An extremely useful experience. Learned many things I wouldn't have done so at university.

9/10

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

Included in all team activities and felt like a permanent employee.

8/10

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

Colleagues happy to offer support when needed. I had my own unique mentor too which was helpful.

7/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Always had something to do. Scope for you to initiate own work/project.

8/10

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

A fair amount which gave me the ability to develop my skills and aptitudes.

8/10

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

Many things I learned at university I was able to enhance while working on placement and experience new skills too.

10/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Pleasant and comfortable working environment.

7/10

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

8/10

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

Received some training at the start.

6/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Subsidised/Company Gym
  • Staff Sales/Staff Shop
  • Above 25 days holiday
  • Healthcare/Dental
6/10

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

Limited opportunities it appears in my area of work. Graduate scheme available though.

5/10

Social

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

Yes. A weekly intern social was organised on a weekday evening and from there many other social events organised.

8/10

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

Very expensive compared to other city's in the UK.

4/10

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

Very good. A wide variety of pubs, bars, restaurants and night clubs. A university town so many fellow students about.

8/10

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

Yes, many sport clubs and facilities about and available for people to join.

7/10