Rating

3.8/5
  • The Role
    4.3
  • The Company
    3.9
  • The Culture
    3.1

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • It was a very good placement year.

    5/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • Very much so. They give you full responsibility on the work you are given and support when necessary

    5/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • Weekly catch ups with your line manager were standard. If you wanted more support, people in the company would not hesitate to help when possible.

    5/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • Workload was always very manageable. There are natrually peak periods and even then its nothing too crazy.

    4/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • A good range of responsibility. Work could range from managing team meetings to independent projects with external clients.

    4/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • Most definitely for employment in the future.

    4/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • Very accomodating and fun. Danone organises alot of events as well so the atmosphere is quite nice.

    5/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • The placement was quite well organised. I had to reschedule my interview intially due to exams and they were more than happy to manage that.

    4/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • They are very much willing to invest into you as a placement. If you have any development goals in mind at the beginning or throughout the placement, your line manager is more than happy to help you arrange or assist you to reach those goals.

    5/5

  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • Subsidised/Company Gym

    Financial Bonus

    Company Parties/Events

    Working from home

    Healthcare/Dental

    3/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • Quite high. Responsibility is distributed fairly evenly and even at a placement/ grad level the team will try to get you as much exposure with clients and to participate in meetings as much as possible.

    4/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • There was a good scene for placements when someone was happy to organise it but unfortunately that person has just recently left. Colleagues are also comfortable with having drinks after work.

    4/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • Chiswick is a pretty expensive area and so living in the area might not be the cheapest alternative. Socialising is not too bad.

    2/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • Broadly speaking its London so it can't really be bad.

    4/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • There are volunteering opportunities or things to take part in. Just got to ask around and see whats availble at the time.

    3/5

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Placement Year (10 Months+)

25th May 2017


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