• The Role
  • The Company
  • The Culture

Role Description

-Sales placement student -asissit on different national accounts across the impulse team

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • Thoroughly enjoyed my placement as from day one I was given a great deal of responsibility from very early on. The teams are fantastic at Danone and they really help you grow and develop as a placement year student.


  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • Felt valued everyday as I am made to feel comfortable in the team. My collegues are great at giving feedback on the work I do which makes you realise they care a great deal about you within the team and genuinely want you to exceed expectations and do well.


  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • I have weekly catch up's with my line manager whereby we discuss what I have been doing, and look through the work I have done which allows my manager to give me guidance for the week ahead.


  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • Usually very busy and the day goes by.


  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • Lots of responsibility from the onset. The amount of responsiblity increases once you feel comfortable and are given the freedom to explore new ideas and lead any of you own projects.


  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • It will assit my degree through the time management skills I have developed throughout this year. I have developed a range of skills through having a strong foundation at Danone. By working in the sales team I have met customers, have consant communications and developed my business ethic which is something I know will help me throughout any future endeavours


    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • Very relaxed and happy atmosphere


  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • Very well organised, with clear objectives to hit by the end of the year


  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • Haven't done any personal develpoment courses


  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • Flexi Time

    Subsidised Canteen

    Sports and Social Club

    Company Car

    Subsidised/Company Gym

    Financial Bonus

    Company Parties/Events

    Working from home



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


    The Culture

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


  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • Average London prices


  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • Few bars in the area, but a short train ride from central London


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


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Placement Year (10 Months+)

25th May 2017

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