Intern at Schlumberger

Duration
Placement (5-9 Months)
Region
Cambridge East of England
Review Date
Salary
£14,000 - £15,999
Roles
Energy Science/Research

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7.7/10

The Role
8.3
Organisation
8.6

Socialising

5.8

The Role

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

The subject was great, my manager left so there was a transition with the second one. Some really stressful situations sometimes. Overall it was a positive experience

8/10

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

I rarely felt like an intern with my colleagues in Geophysics

9/10

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

My two managers were always here and supportive

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Very busy, I had to work during weekends to catch up sometimes.

5/10

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

I was intern representative and it was great. I also had to present every week my results to my team and I will probably write an article for the EAGE.

8/10

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

It is for life. All I learned during my internship will always be useful. People in SGR are really skilled and expert so the quality demanded is high.

10/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

We were 5 to begin, then 6 and 2. There were always a good atmosphere, fun but also quiet. We always had a good balance between work and fun.

9/10

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

It was good, the transition between my two managers went quite fine with some issues but overall good.

8/10

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

The company always tried to put the maximum in my training.

9/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Company Parties/Events
8/10

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

I would like to work again within the compnay, sadly budget cuts in Geosciences don't allow a lot of hiring.

9/10

Social

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

It was very good in general. However, some interns are young and a bit immature sometimes.

9/10

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

Cambridge is very expensive, sometimes even more than some places in London!It limits the time socialising.

3/10

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

I heard it is good but I didn't go to any clubs, first because I am not that interested and second I preferred to chill.

5/10

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

There were opportunities however the city is small so the choices are limited.

6/10