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  • The Role
  • The Company
  • The Culture

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • My year with Disney was absolutely brilliant, filled with great experiences for my future career as well as fun extras too


  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • You aren't treated like an intern- truly valued as one of the team and the Disney family


  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • I had a really supportive manager and team around me who could always give advice on anything when needed


  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • Throughout the year there were some busier times than others, but I always found myself with plenty to do


  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • I never expected to be given so much responsibility as an intern, but I felt as if my work really did make an impact and was left in control of some big projects


  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • I've definitely gained and developed more skills in my year internship than I have at any point today, and they definitely make me feel more equipped for my final year at uni as well as beyond


    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • The office was a buzzing and dynamic work place which everyone enjoyed, but also encouraged hard work too


  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • In general Disney were very prepared and informative before and during my placement year


  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • In terms of actual training I don't think there was much invested- skills were largely picked up through working


  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • Flexi Time

    Subsidised Canteen

    Subsidised/Company Gym

    Company Parties/Events

    Staff Sales/Staff Shop

    Above 25 days holiday

    Travel loan


  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • It'll be the first place I look for a job once I graduate!


    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • With hundreds of interns in the building and a friendly team the social scene was brilliant


  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • Naturally, being London, costs were pretty high- especially compared to student living


  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • Even though it is pricier, the nightlife in London is second to none and the amount of bars and pubs in Hammersmith is huge


  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • We had a Summer event as well as some other fun activities, often around film releases or major sports events


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Placement Year (10 Months+)

29th June 2016

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