Systems engineering summer internship at BAE Systems

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
Preston North West
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Salary
£14,000 - £15,999
Roles
Aerospace/Aviation

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6.9/10

The Role
7.3
Organisation
7.2

Socialising

5.8

The Role

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

Very interesting but slow at times

8/10

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

Treated like an employee not just an intern, I felt very valued

8/10

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

Everyone was really helpful and I got a lot of support

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Work fluctuated but I mostly always had something to do

6/10

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

Not given very much responsibility

4/10

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

I have gained valuable IT skills, and gained a lot of confidence

8/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Everyone was really friendly and I didn't feel left out

7/10

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

Very well set up, but experiences were very much up to your team rather than overall management

8/10

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

I did quite a bit of training for software I would use

7/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
7/10

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

Grad scheme is very good

7/10

Social

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

Yes, other interns were great and we did lots of activities together

9/10

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

Living in uni accommodation which is rather expensive but socialising is cheaper than what I am used to down south

5/10

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

Preston nightlife was relatively good but quite quiet as uni holidays

5/10

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

Not much

4/10