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Rating

4.3/5
  • The Role
    4.4
  • The Company
    4.4
  • The Culture
    4.1

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • Had a great time

    4/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • The responsibility I was given and the readiness of my colleagues to help me made me feel very valued.

    4/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • The whole team and the manager were always willing to help/advise.

    5/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • Always stuff to do but still a very good work/life balance.

    5/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • Plenty: got very involved with the "business as usual" for the desk

    4/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • It will definitely help me in terms of working towards my future goals of a career in finance.

    5/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • Although everyone takes the job seriously the atmosphere is extremely laid back

    5/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • Every intern seemed to know what they were there to do, the events were very well run as well.

    5/5

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

    5/5

  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • Subsidised Canteen

    National Travel

    Company Parties/Events

    4/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • All signs are promising towards an offer for the graduate scheme

    4/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • Lots of social and networking events were organised for us

    5/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • Bournemouth: cheap living costs

    4/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • Good amount of clubs/bares

    5/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • Some chances for tennis and 5-a-side football

    4/5

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Details

Internship (1-4 Months)

Financial Management

South West

1st September 2011


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