Supply Chain Intern at The Walt Disney Company

Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Hammersmith Central London and City
Review Date
Salary
£18,000 - £19,999
Roles
Logistics and Operations Purchasing and Supply

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9.1/10

The Role
9.3
Organisation
9.2

Socialising

8.8

The Role

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

Really valued member of the team, flexibility to learn about other departments. Had a fantastic year!

10/10

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

You are treated as a normal employee and are given proper responsibilities to support the overall vision of the company.

10/10

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

Weekly catch up meetings with your manager, who ensures you are coping with your work load and are happy in the working environment

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

I was busy most days with the odd day which was less so. However, I always had enough work to keep me learning about my role.

9/10

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

I was given responsibilities that a general employee would be given. Disney pride themselves on giving interns a role that actually makes a difference in the company.

9/10

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

Although my field was limited to home entertainment, I feel that I have learnt so much that I can take into my final year of study. I have chosen my final year project based on my placement and I feel that I will have invaluable knowledge for the future

8/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Super friendly and social. Everyone is welcoming and treats you like an equal and a friend.

10/10

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

Really well set up, all managers know how to deal with a younger work force. HR are well prepared to ensure you complete all the relevant paper work and courses. You are also given time to do your coursework and are given lots of support on this from your managers.

10/10

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

I was allowed to do inductions and other shadowing projects with other departments in order to learn more about the company in general.

8/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Sports and Social Club
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Staff Sales/Staff Shop
  • Travel loan
10/10

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

Although Disney do not have a grad scheme they are very welcoming to giving jobs to past interns.

8/10

Social

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

The interns organised their own social events, however as there are 200 interns working for Disney there are more than enough people to socialise with.

10/10

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

It is expensive to live in London but it is worth the money for the convienence. It is also expensive in terms of drinks, however disney employees get exclusive deals with a disney pass.

5/10

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

It was a great nightlife and central London is so close that it is just a tube journey away.

10/10

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

There was a mixture of social and sporting. They have a triathlon team and many employees organise five a side football games. They also have a volunteering scheme to help rebuild less fortunate areas around London

10/10

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