Buyer's Assistant Intern at The Walt Disney Company

Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Hammersmith Greater London
Review Date
Salary
£16,000 - £17,999
Roles
Business Intelligence Market Research Marketing Retail Sales

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7.3/10

The Role
7.5
Organisation
8.2

Socialising

5.8

The Role

Role Description

Supporting the AB/Buyer with day to day tasks and ensuring POs are raised and stock is shipped on time.

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

My placement year was a fantastic experience. Not only did I learn new knowledge and skills but I was able to grow my personal skills too.

9/10

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

Myself and my team worked very well together and they were all very supportive.

9/10

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

My manager was involved in my development throughout my year and was there for constant support.

9/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

I was very busy as we had changes within our team throughout my year however this allowed me to push myself.

8/10

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

I was given new challenges as we had changes within our team throughout my year however this allowed me to push myself.

5/10

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

It was beneficial to put my knowledge from my course into practice. As well as this, my personal skills were developed through training.

5/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

My team were a joy to work with and made my year very enjoyable.

9/10

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

the placement was very organised.

8/10

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

there were many opportunities given to me to development my skills.

9/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Staff Sales/Staff Shop
7/10

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

i thoroughly enjoyed my year here and would love to come back in the future.

8/10

Social

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

due to there only being 5 interns on my floor, we did not get much chance to get to know one another, however this allowed me to bond with my team more.

5/10

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

my commute to work was only 45 mins.

5/10

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

myself and my team went out to events several times and was very enjoyable.

8/10

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

n/a

5/10

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