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  • The Role
  • The Company
  • The Culture

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • 5/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • Very friendly atmosphere, people from all the departments are really keen to introduce you to their roles.


  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • Having a personal mentor who is responsible for you enhanced a lot the guidance process.


  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • I was involved on a really interesting project so I was quite busy,


  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • The project I was involved it was an actual project with immediate application.


  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • Lunch and Learn Session extremely useful. I developed personal professional skills by taking part in serious meeting and Excel skills in a professional environment.


    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • Friendly and professional.


  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • Mentor, "buddy", lunch and learn sessions, specific project to be involved.


  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • 4/5

  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • 3/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • If you have a genuine interest on Commodities is the place in which you want to work.


    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • There was a social day with a trip to London and drinks after. Can be improved with a leaving social event at the end of the internship cause it stops abruptly.


  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • 3/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • The offices are located in the heart of London, plenty of choices to go after work.


  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • 2/5

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Internship (1-4 Months)

24th August 2016

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