Finance at Cummins

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Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Darlington/Durham North East
Review Date
Salary
£16,000 - £17,999
Roles
Accountancy

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8.2/10

The Role
8.8
Organisation
8.0

Socialising

7.5

The Role

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

Working for Cummins was a fantastic opportunity for myself. Best decision of my life.

8/10

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

Really great team to work with! Everyone within my department was really helpful and supporting!

8/10

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

Whenever I required help there was someone always someone available! I often had 1-1 meetings with my manager and supervisor which was really useful.

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Everyday was a busy day for myself but enjoyable!

10/10

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

As the year grew I was given more responsibility. But you need to be willing to volunteer yourself as it won't fall on your lap.

7/10

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

The amount of knowledge I've gained this year has been phenomenal! I now feel very confident conversing about economic and accountancy matters.

10/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Fantastic atmosphere! Sometimes it didn't feel like the work!

10/10

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

Cummins placement year was very well organised. Especially the student development programme and my job role.

9/10

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

6/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Sports and Social Club
  • Company Car
  • Subsidised/Company Gym
  • Financial Bonus
  • Staff Sales/Staff Shop
8/10

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

7/10

Social

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

A range of 5 a side football games every week. My supervisor and manager regularly attended which made it extra interesting!

10/10

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

Cost of living was really cheap.

10/10

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

5/10

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

5/10