Intern at Avison Young

Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
Dublin Republic of Ireland
Review Date
Salary
Less than £ 10,000
Roles
Property/Real Estate

5.7/10

The Role
5.7
Organisation
7.0

Socialising

4.2

The Role

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

All of the team were very helpful, taking time to train me and answer any questions I had.

7/10

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

At times I felt under utilised when there was not enough work in the office.

6/10

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

My seniors gave me excellent guidance.

8/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Towards the end of my internship theres was little to no work for me, I focused on administration work and reviewing company policies.

3/10

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

Minimal.

2/10

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

The practical experience was invaluable, it not only helped my report writing and assessment skills but shaped my understanding of planning in private practice.

8/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

My colleagues were very welcoming and understanding of my roll as a student, this was very helpful.

9/10

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

There were minor issues receiving the proper technical equipment and softwares, overall the it was well organised but could have benefitted from more of a rotation.

7/10

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

My senior colleagues invested a great deal of time into my training, this has stood to me since leaving the company.

8/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Company Parties/Events
5/10

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

I would be delighted to work with the team again in future.

6/10

Social

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

As a whole the office was very social.

5/10

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

Moderately expensive.

3/10

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

Good.

5/10

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

Not as many as I would have hoped.

4/10