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Rating

4.2/5
  • The Role
    4.9
  • The Company
    4.8
  • The Culture
    2.4

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • I loved this so so much I would definitely recommend and can't wait to work at a summer camp next summer

    5/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • my colleagues were great. they were so supportive and we were all there for each other when we needed it most.

    5/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • there were some tough times at camp and my supervisors definitely were quick to help in personal and camp related problems.

    5/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • Extremely busy. I hardly had time to myself, but i never got bored

    5/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • a lot, I was in charge of looking after a whole cabin at all times and was also given the responsibility of conducting activities

    5/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • extremely. these are skills that I believe will assist me in life as I go onto working with children.

    5/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • amazing, I was never bored and got to try out so many new things

    5/5

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

    5/5

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

    4/5

  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • Subsidised Canteen

    International Travel

    5/5

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

    5/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • yes. all colleagues respected and appreciated each other

    3/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • only had to pay for my food every 2 weeks as I was fed at camp

    4/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • no nightlife - we worked at night too. just on weekends

    1/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • the odd fair and restaurant

    3/5

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Details

Placement (5-9 Months)

Art, Arts/Entertainment/Media, Education/Teaching, Leisure and Hospitality, Social Work, Sport/Sports Management

USA

September 2017


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