Placement Software Engineer at Autodesk

Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
Birmingham West Midlands
Review Date
Salary
£10,000 - £11,999
Roles
Computer Science

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7.9/10

The Role
7.5
Organisation
7.2

Socialising

9.5

The Role

Role Description

C++ developer in the PowerMILL team

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

Mostly maintaining existing software but had some interesting challenges and projects assigned solely to me.

7/10

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

Everyone was friendly and helpful, they also gave valuable feedback.

7/10

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

Most of the internship was without significant supervision, however, I rarely felt as though I had no work to do.

7/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Typically working at a moderate pace for most of the day, once a project was completed there were usually a few quiet days following.

8/10

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

I was given a project that has strong implications and that lots of other software relies on.

7/10

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

We had great training in C++ which is already helping me

9/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Mostly friendly though quiet compared to most.

6/10

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

Training was great, though the first week of proper week seemed rather disorganised.

7/10

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

We had two weeks of paid training

9/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Sports and Social Club
  • Subsidised/Company Gym
  • Above 25 days holiday
  • Working from home
5/10

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

I was offered a year placement.

9/10

Social

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

Very good

10/10

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

Cheap and fun

10/10

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

Very good

9/10

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

Many

9/10

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