Mechanical Design Engineer Intern at GE (General Electric)

Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Groby East Midlands
Review Date
Salary
£16,000 - £17,999
Roles
Mechanical Engineering

8.3/10

The Role
8.8
Organisation
8.0

Socialising

8.0

The Role

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

I enjoyed working on a variety of different projects.

8/10

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

People appreciated the work you did for them and even gave you a reward for great work.

9/10

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

Gave me support and advice when i needed it. Could talk to them whenever i wanted.

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

The amount of work varied but I was in control of my tasks.

8/10

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

I was given as much as a full time employee. I even provided training for existing employees.

9/10

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

I gained a well rounded skill-set with my soft skills improving greatly.

9/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Everyone was really friendly and the atmosphere was relaxed. It also wasnt too loud that you couldnt work.

9/10

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

Work was provided and an extra further skills program was in place for interns

9/10

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

Further skills program and training provided. Everyone on site helped and taught us.

8/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Sports and Social Club
  • Subsidised/Company Gym
  • Above 25 days holiday
  • Healthcare/Dental
5/10

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

Global well renowned company

9/10

Social

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

There were 20 of us and we socialised

9/10

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

It was ok but not as cheap as further north

7/10

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

Good

8/10

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

Various other things like volunteering and sports

8/10