Finance intern at The Walt Disney Company

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Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Hammersmith
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3.8/5

The Role
4.4
The Company
3.7
The Culture
3.1

The Role

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

Thoroughly enjoyed my placement, socially and in work.
5 /5

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

I felt extremely valued and a that the work I did mattered.
5 /5

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

I was given guidance whenever needed but was never treated like an intern.
5 /5

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

I always had things I could be getting on with and could ask for other work (which meant it was something new and interesting for me). I only ever felt too busy in the beginning when I was still learning my role.
4 /5

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

I was given a lot of responsibility to communicate important and sensitive information with key stakeholders around the business.
4 /5

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

Other than time management and organisation the skills don't directly help my degree however in the future for other jobs I feel in a much stronger position when competing for roles.
4 /5

The Company

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

The atmosphere was amazing. Everybody I met was lovely and happy to help in any way. There was always exciting things going on and things to get involved in.
5 /5

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

My role was very clear to me.
4 /5

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

I attended a mock interview process which was invaluable.
4 /5

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Staff Sales/Staff Shop
3 /5

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

there is no graduate scheme but lots of interns end up working there again in the future.
3 /5

The Culture

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

There's over 100 interns so social opportunities are huge.
4 /5

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

London - expensive!
3 /5

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

Mainly go to pubs.
3 /5

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

Lots of sports teams!
4 /5