Educational Hire Team at Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Newcastle North East
Review Date
Salary
£16,000 - £17,999
Roles
Business Analytics Business Management Financial Management Marketing Recruitment

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8.4/10

The Role
9.3
Organisation
7.6

Socialising

8.0

The Role

Role Description

Primary role is to assist in recruitment of educational hires however this is probably just over half my time. The rest I assist in events and resource planning amongst other things.

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

I really enjoyed my placement at Hewlett Packard Enterprise. I was given the opportunity to get involved in a vast range of activities and meet loads of people both internal and external. There was the occasionally spell at the begin of my placement where I would have a quiet week however this didn't last long which was great.

8/10

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

I feel really valued by my colleagues and have a lot of responsibility within my team.

10/10

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

Management & supervisors were very supportive throughout my placement - on both a professional and personal level.

9/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

I am generally very busy but as mentioned previously there was the odd quiet day towards the beginning of my placement

9/10

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

I was given a huge amount of responsibility during my placement from coordinating and helping to plan events as well as represent the company at external events.

10/10

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

N/A - cant comment yet as I haven't returned to university yet. However I do feel they will benefit me greatly

10/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Friendly and Social

9/10

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

There could be slightly move structure around training and assessments

8/10

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

Was given the opportunity to gain ITIL qualification and managers are open to requests of further training

8/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • National Travel
  • Financial Bonus
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Staff Sales/Staff Shop
  • Above 25 days holiday
  • Working from home
  • Healthcare from home
5/10

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

High however I am still contemplating over this as I am unsure if the office location will be my preference after graduating

8/10

Social

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

We went out frequently and met up for lunch throughout the week

8/10

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

Moderate - its Newcastle so accommodation is around 70-100 a week without bills and going out is cheap in the week - however weekend is slightly more expensive

7/10

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

its Newcastle.

9/10

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

There are a range of volunteering and charity events to get involved with.

8/10

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