Digital Publisher at Standard Life Aberdeen

Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
edinburgh Scotland
Review Date
Salary
£20,000 - £21,999
Roles
Computer Science Design E-Business Media

8.7/10

The Role
9.0
Organisation
8.2

Socialising

8.8

The Role

Role Description

building webpages and editing content

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

The placement was rewarding, challenging and has set me up very well if i return to the company in a years time for the gradscheme.

10/10

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

i felt like every skill that i learnt and every peice of work i done was acknowleged

10/10

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

i was given the freedom to get on with my own work without guidance but help was always easily obtainable when needed

8/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

luckily for me in my particular placement i could pick up my own work so the balance was good but sometimes it piled up.

8/10

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

i was responsible for editing many of the companies live websites so i feel i was given huge responsibility

10/10

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

the coding experience and project management experience will help me plan my dissertation and use matlab at university

8/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

the office was pretty quiet but due to teh nature of the work i had my headphones in most the time anyway.

7/10

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

was organisede very well i never felt forgotten about or lost

9/10

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

we got to do lots of extra activities outwith our placements that gave us extra exposure to using different skillsets

7/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Sports and Social Club
  • Company Parties/Events
8/10

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

the general freindliness of staff and company culture are second to none

10/10

Social

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

we went out all together at least twice a week .

10/10

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

it wa sexpensive but i have lived in the city for 8 years so i wa sused to it. the accomodation was paid for for most interns for the summer.

5/10

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

edinburgh nightlife is great especially during the festival

10/10

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

we had a dedicated social comitte arranging events for the interns

10/10