Industrial Placement at BAE Systems

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Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Barrow-in-Furness North West
Review Date
Salary
£18,000 - £19,999
Roles
Engineering Mechanical Engineering

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7.7/10

The Role
8.3
Organisation
7.4

Socialising

7.0

The Role

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

I really enjoyed all aspects of my placement year

9/10

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

Absolutely valued by every team I worked within

10/10

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

I was constantly looked after by colleagues and line managers

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

There are obviously quiet days in the office but a majority of the time I had plenty to get on with

8/10

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

Enough responsibility to sometimes be scared to put my name to things

8/10

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

My degree was widely used over each placement

5/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Varied from place to place but overall it was great

9/10

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

Very well organised

8/10

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

Not so much the optional training

5/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Above 25 days holiday
5/10

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

Very appealing

10/10

Social

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

Lots of graduates and younger employees to socialise with

5/10

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

Barrow is a very cheap area

10/10

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

Good enough but don't expect a lot of variety

6/10

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

Plenty to do, football, pubs and other things in the lakes

7/10

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