Structures Intern at BuroHappold Engineering

Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
Bath South West
Review Date
Salary
£12,000 - £13,999
Roles
Civil Engineering

7.3/10

The Role
7.5
Organisation
7.8

Socialising

6.2

The Role

Role Description

Engineering intern in Structure s Group, assisting on varied projects - from design work to site visits and investigations

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

Very useful, while being very enjoyable

8/10

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

The atmosphere was very welcoming and I was given 'real' work.

8/10

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

My line manager was very accessible and happy to answer any Qs i had

8/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

I was quite busy, and apart from a few deadlines, it was never 'too busy'

7/10

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

I was given work to complete myself, but I wasn't there long enough to have responsibility for bigger work packages

5/10

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

All work was very relevant to my degree and future work

9/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Really friendly and fun with an active young engineers forum

8/10

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

Really well organised, pre, during and post placement

10/10

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

I was given 'free time' to develop/ read around/ talk to people - not there long enough to do 'training'

5/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Sports and Social Club
  • Company Parties/Events
7/10

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

Good history of taking placement students as future graduates

9/10

Social

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

Yes, both amongst interns and graduates

8/10

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

Bristol/ Bath are fairly expensive

5/10

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

7/10

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

5/10