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Rating

4.1/5
  • The Role
    4.8
  • The Company
    4.5
  • The Culture
    2.6

Role Description

Fitting garments on a model, approving testing, ethics, general admin, liaising with suppliers, working with the buyers and ensuring that five departments ran smoothly.

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • I thoroughly enjoyed my time at ASOS, I gained so much valuable hands on experience.

    5/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • I felt like I was really part of the team and a permanent member of staff, not just an intern.

    5/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • My manager gave me loads of support throughout the year, and now when I have left on my final year dissertation.

    5/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • I was very busy during certain times of the day, then during quite periods I was able to get all my work done including projects.

    4/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • I had a huge amount of responsibility due to looking after many departments and my manager had other work commitments.

    5/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • What I learnt while on placement really put my studies into context. And I have made some very useful contacts for my final year dissertation.

    5/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • Everyone worked extremely hard but we also knew how to have fun and when. We all loved our jobs so the atmosphere was relaxed and enjoyable.

    4/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • The internship program was very thought out and useful, we really felt part of the team and valued.

    5/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • They invested a lot of time in training me up so I was able to do the job level above the placement role and duties.

    4/5

  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • Flexi Time

    Financial Bonus

    Company Parties/Events

    Staff Sales/Staff Shop

    5/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • I have been advised I have a place when I graduate, but as of yet I have not received it in writing,

    5/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • Yes, every Friday my team got together outside of work.

    5/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • Very expensive! I lived at Kings Cross and what I was paid just covered my rent so not much left for bills or socialising.

    2/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • There is always something going on in Camden so we found things to do.

    3/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • There were charity events to get involved in.

    2/5

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Details

Placement Year (10 Months+)

31st October 2011


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