IT Analyst at GSK

Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Brentford Greater London
Review Date
Salary
£16,000 - £17,999
Roles
Computer Science

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8.8/10

The Role
10.0
Organisation
9.4

Socialising

6.2

The Role

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

Very much.

10/10

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

Extremely valued- felt like a member of the team from day one and never any less important than the rest.

10/10

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

Everyone was great, from my line manager, to my colleagues within the office and across offices around the world.

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Varied across the year.

10/10

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

That of any other member of the team- worked on different projects, some where I was in charge of the majority of it and some where I assisted.

10/10

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

A lot. I now have a real idea of how life is within the corporate world and how my skills from uni will come in handy.

10/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Very friendly, open plan- hot desking- everyone knew everyone.

10/10

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

Good.

9/10

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

Did in office training and the ITIL foundation course which the company set up.

10/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Sports and Social Club
  • Subsidised/Company Gym
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Working from home
10/10

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

Would not mind returning- great company and love what they stand for.

8/10

Social

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

IPUNITE allowed all placement students to interact

8/10

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

Commuting was expensive

7/10

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

Not much nearby, but central london is only a train ride away

5/10

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

Not much, but days out can be activities can be easily arranged

5/10

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