Intern at Redgate

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
Cambridge
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4.4/5

The Role
4.6
The Company
4.1
The Culture
4.4

The Role

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

I could focus on whatever side of the development process interested me more(front end, back end, big or small projects...). The people were all friendly and helpful. Lots of social activities going on.
5 /5

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

I was 100% part of the team.
5 /5

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

Great guidance and help when stuck on a problem.
5 /5

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

There was always work to do, but I was free to take breaks whenever I felt like it.
5 /5

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

My code went into the release, I was reviewing pull requests, I presented and demoed pieces of work the team was working on...
5 /5

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

I learned a lot about front end development and MVC, as well as how to code in C# and how the day-to-day life of a developer is like and the job that goes behind creating a product(research calls, UX etc ...)
5 /5

The Company

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Great, everybody was really friendly and willing to help you with anything
5 /5

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

Good, I guess it would have been useful to have some kind of project to get familiar with the code base at the beginning. But other than that it was well organized.
4 /5

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

4 /5

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Company Parties/Events
4 /5

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

4 /5

The Culture

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

Absolutely, pub nights and other social activities were very frequent
5 /5

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

Good enough
4 /5

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

Good enough
4 /5

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

Definitely, there were many kinds of activities for all kinds of different people(Pokemon GO, chess, pub nights, punting...)
5 /5