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Rating

3/5
  • The Role
    3.7
  • The Company
    2.9
  • The Culture
    2.0

Role Description

Application packaging co-coordinator

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • Good company to work for but not enough support through the programme

    3/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • Given a real job and treated like every other member of staff

    5/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • Not enough support from placement sponsors

    1/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • Given a real job

    5/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • Being the only co-coordinator and then having to train the new staff towards the end of the placement

    5/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • Dealing with customers on big contracts with the company on a daily basis. Using business techniques from university in the real world.

    5/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • Quiet and corporate

    5/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • No structure or support

    1/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • Paid for training courses and learning about different teams.

    4/5

  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • Subsidised Canteen

    Staff Sales/Staff Shop

    2/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • Graduate and associate schemes are more appealing than the placement scheme

    4/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • Not many social events at all

    2/5

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

    4/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • Nothing around the business park

    1/5

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

    2/5

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Placement Year (10 Months+)

June 2017


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