Engineering Intern at BAE Systems

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
Warton North West
Review Date
Salary
£16,000 - £17,999
Roles
Aerospace/Aviation

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7.8/10

The Role
8.2
Organisation
8.0

Socialising

7.0

The Role

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

Had a wide range of work to carry out with plenty to do on a day to day basis on a very interesting platform

8/10

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

Was accepted into the team and felt like I was valued by all members of my team

9/10

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

Plenty of guidance was provided and all questions were answered within a moments notice

9/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Some days were busier than others but it all depends on how much effort you want to put into your work or how fast you can work

7/10

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

There was some feeling of responsibility but I was not in a position of managing other people

7/10

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

I believe what I have learnt here will provided me with invaluable experience for the rest of my degree and my future career

9/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

The atmosphere was very friendly and welcoming. Everyone gets along and there is a good social aspect

10/10

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

There were some hiccups in the first few weeks but these weren't major and didn't affect my day to day role. Other than that everything was alright

6/10

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

I don't believe my time here was long enough for any personal training to be invested in me. It is up to employee to get as much or as little out of the placement as they want

6/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • National Travel
8/10

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

There is alot of resources invested into future employment routes for graduates and are very applealing and other great career opportunities

10/10

Social

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

Everyone was friendly and got along well and plenty of social activities were organised between other intern throughout the placement

9/10

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

It was a very cheap area to live in in comparison to other places in England

9/10

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

I didn't feel there was much nightlife that appealed to me in the local area. I visited most of the pubs and bars and didn't feel like the area I lived in could offer much more than that

2/10

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

There are loads of charity and volunteering opportunities for employees to take part in

8/10

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