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The Role

Role Description

Responsible for creating documentation and user guides for various parts of bespoke system. Also undertaken research project to help aid Business Requirements for new system

  1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  2. A lot of exposure to the nature of the industry and great networking opportunties. HR also organised a number of very good social events


  3. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  4. Feel a great part of the team and other around me. Everyone was very welcoming


  5. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  6. Management able to help me where required. Other interns and colleagues at the company also willing to help


  7. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  8. Varied levels of work. Had busy times and less busy times


  9. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  10. Good amounts of responsibility. However, due to nature of the industry difficult to hand out large amounts of responsibility without lots of training


  11. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  12. Learnt a huge amount about corporate life and dealing with high profile stakeholders


  13. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  14. Parts of the office vary, depending on team.


  15. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  16. Lots of events during first and last week. A lot of tasks inbetween organised my desk management


  17. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  18. A lot of very valuable training and events throughout


  19. What were the perks on your work placement?
  20. Subsidised Canteen

    Staff Sales/Staff Shop


  21. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  22. Very possitive that internships that perform well will recieve graduate job offer


  23. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  24. Interns always willing to go out and organise events during weekends


  25. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  26. As I am working and living in central London, naturally costs are higher than average


  27. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  28. After all, it is London - lots always going on everyday of the week


  29. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  30. Again, lots of activities in central London


  31. In addition to these questions, is there any extra information you would like to leave about your experiences on your work placement that other students may be interested in?

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Internship (1-4 Months)

Administration/Secretarial, Banking - Investment, Banking/Finance, Business Management, Computer and Systems Engineering, Computer Science, English, Information Technology

Central London and City

30th August 2011

£24,000 - £25,999

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