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Rating

3.7/5
  • The Role
    4.1
  • The Company
    3.8
  • The Culture
    3.1

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • Very enjoyable. The work was challenging and interesting, and the environment very open and friendly.

    5/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • I feel like I made a valuable contribution to my team and they have recognized that.

    4/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • Interactions with management were frequent and I was given daily guidance.

    4/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • Quite busy, there was a lot of work to do - but never more than could be reasonably handled.

    5/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • The project was of such a nature such that even if it failed, it would not be a net loss for the team. So I did not feel like I was "running the show".

    3/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • The technical and soft skills obtained were invaluable, and will definitely be of great help in the future.

    5/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • Very open and friendly, sometimes maybe a bit distracting.

    4/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • Organization was very professional, and the recruitment team were easy to interact with.

    5/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • They offered a week-long training program as part of the 10-week internship.

    3/5

  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • Financial Bonus

    Company Parties/Events

    4/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • I would seriously consider offers for permanent employment.

    5/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • There were plenty of events organized by the company for the interns, so those were good opportunities for social interaction.

    4/5

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

    3/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • Virtually non-existent as this was a financial district, but from what I hear plenty of good nightlife areas around the city.

    2/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • London offers endless attractions.

    5/5

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Details

Internship (1-4 Months)

Information Technology

2nd September 2016


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