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Rating

3.3/5
  • The Role
    4.1
  • The Company
    2.8
  • The Culture
    2.9

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • I got great experience within the business in a large amount of departments not just HR.

    4/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • All very supportive and happy to help. All colleagues treated you like a permanent member of staff.

    5/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • My manager was always around to ask questions however, there is an expectation of thinking on your own feet and finding out the answers for yourself.

    4/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • Most days I had a full days work, however, if not there was definitely work I could get on with if I asked around.

    5/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • I was given projects to help out on and stages to own. There was never too much responsibility to handle but enough that I never felt my skills were being used and tested.

    4/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • I definitely gained vital work experience which I can use within my next employment.

    4/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • During my placement my department was very busy therefore, the office could be quite quiet at times. However, we all got involved as groups in lunch time events around the office as well as just chatting in the canteen.

    3/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • I got the impression it was organised. They had enough work throughout.

    3/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • I got the opportunity to go into meetings which I was interested to know more about and expand my knowledge. Being invited to the graduate careers fair allowed me to gain an insight into possible future careers and hear other graduates stories.

    3/5

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

    Sports and Social Club

    3/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • The extended my internship and this will allow me to further explore different aspects of the business and more opportunity to look for further jobs.

    3/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • Yes, I got to meet other interns and socialise at lunch as well as on the graduate career day.

    3/5

  • 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?
  • 3/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • There were lots of opportunities to go on trips or get tickets to various sporting events.

    4/5

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Details

Internship (1-4 Months)

South East

September 2016


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