Placement Software Engineer at Autodesk

Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
Birmingham East Midlands
Review Date
Salary
Less than £ 10,000
Roles
Information Technology

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8.7/10

The Role
9.0
Organisation
8.2

Socialising

8.8

The Role

Role Description

Software engineer

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

I really enjoyed my internship, I worked on projects that added something to the product. I was able to see my work released in to the product.

9/10

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

I felt very valued by my colleagues, I was treat as a graduate and given important tasks to complete

9/10

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

My supervisor gave me excellent support, providing assistance whenever I needed it.

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

My work load was just as I wanted, I was able to complete work at the pace which suited me. I always had something to work on whilst I was there

9/10

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

I was mostly left to my own devices to work on the projects I had. These projects added something to the product and it was critical that my work was correct as it was added to the main application.

8/10

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

I learned new skills and technologies I probably wouldn't have gained elsewhere

9/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Very relaxed atmosphere, never felt too pressured and was always comfortable

9/10

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

The internship set up was very good, it always seemed organised.

10/10

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

There were 2 weeks of extensive training which taught me a lot about C++

8/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Sports and Social Club
  • Company Parties/Events
5/10

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

I am very much considering a future job with them

9/10

Social

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

There were organised events for new starters which made it easy to get to know the people.

8/10

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

Cost of living and socializing is very good.

10/10

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

Nightlife in Birmingham is very good

9/10

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

There were regular sports clubs and new starter events which were very fun

8/10

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