QA Intern at The Walt Disney Company

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Placement Year (10 Months+)
Review Date
Business Analytics Business Management

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The Role
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The Culture

The Role

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

It has been a great year, I believe I have learnt a variety of skills that i will soon need once I graduate!
4 /5

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

Leaving the people behind will be the hardest thing for me, as I couldn't have asked to meet a better group! Everyone was so welcoming and I've enjoyed my time with them!
5 /5

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

I could not have asked for a more understand/supportive manager. She would make time for me whether I needed it or not through 1-2-1 meetings!
5 /5

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Throughout the year I have experienced time when I was very busy, to times when I had not much work assigned to me!
3 /5

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

During the course of the year I have seen my manager put more trust within me, and seen this through being assigned to more higher profile projects/tasks.
4 /5

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

I have developed a variety of communication, teamwork and professional development skills over my time.
4 /5

The Company

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Everyone was really friendly, regardless of your job title people treated you like a colleague.
4 /5

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

I would say my manager was the main reason for my placement year going so smoothly.
4 /5

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

Did not get any training! Only a one week handover!
1 /5

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Staff Sales/Staff Shop
  • Working from home
4 /5

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

Disney would be a great place to work!
5 /5

The Culture

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

Everyone regardless of whether they were an intern or a permanent member or even a contractor got on so well. I felt very comfortable around my peers.
5 /5

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

Travel costs were expensive, plus the food in Hammersmith was pricey.
3 /5

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

Very good! Lots of bars and pubs plus easy commute from underground to other places in Central London.
5 /5

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

There was a VoluntEARS scheme available, however I did not join this.
4 /5