2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
I was responsible for my own role and tasks, which was overlooked by my manager/mentor.
You work as part of a team and autonomously, this was great as you could ask for help when needed.
Your work and input in discussion are greatly valued, and the decisions you make actually impact the company.
3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
You are given the freedom to organise and prioritise your tasks and work and personalise how to manage everything.
With such a large company and network, there is always something that you can call to ask about anything. My manager was incredibly helpful at guiding you to make the right decision and effectively manage your work load.
4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
Everyday was different to the next.
You always had something to do, and if you organised your work well you it was all manageable.
5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
You had a big responsibility to escalate issues to the BMW network, to organise and present issues to specialists and engineers.
Your input is vital for making the testing process to function.
6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
I was involved in so many areas that will benefit me in whatever role I want to apply for such as:
Automotive in general
I was given a month handover from the previous intern which gave me enough time to understand almost everything and had all my questions answered before fully raking over.
I was put on a Defensive and ecological driving course to improve my driving style as you are involved in driving lots of new production vehicles.
Imagine yourself working at BMW Group
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