EGTS Business Planning and sales support at Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Reading South East
Review Date
Salary
£14,000 - £15,999
Roles
Business Analytics

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8.0/10

The Role
9.2
Organisation
7.6

Socialising

6.8

The Role

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

I had a fantastic experience with HPE and I look forward to reapplying.

9/10

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

There is a great working atmosphere at HPE, everyone is approachable

10/10

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

Both of my managers supported any interests I had outside of my day to day role.

9/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

I was busy in many aspects of my role

9/10

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

I was shocked at the level of trust and responsibility HPE gave me during my internship

8/10

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

Many of my skills learned this year will certainly be transferable to my final year at Uni.

10/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

There was a good balance of atmosphere within HPE

8/10

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

Very well organised. The placement has been running for years and it is obvious because everything is well drilled

8/10

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

They supported me in any future interests I had

9/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Sports and Social Club
  • National Travel
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Staff Sales/Staff Shop
  • Above 25 days holiday
  • Working from home
5/10

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

The company is continually growing and the business is getting younger and I believe there is fantastic prospects for a Graduate.

8/10

Social

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

There was a large intern community of roughly 80 interns and frequent social events were organised.

10/10

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

Average pricing

5/10

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

Good nightlife

5/10

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

Plenty of opportunities

7/10

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