Placement Student - Research at Lubrizol

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Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Manchester North West
Review Date
Salary
£16,000 - £17,999
Roles
Chemistry

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8.9/10

The Role
9.0
Organisation
9.2

Socialising

8.2

The Role

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

My year at Lubrizol was very enjoyable with a good office atmosphere and challenging work.

10/10

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

Colleagues readily give praise for hard work or good ideas and are open to suggestions from students.

10/10

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

There was a perfect level of support and for each student the management ensured it was high or low enough. The managers are happy to let students work to their capabilities and only step in when help is clearly needed.

8/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

7/10

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

10/10

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

9/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

The staff at Lubrizol are excellent to work with. They are kind hearted and want others to do well. They offer help when required or pointers on chemistry problems etc.

10/10

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

The interview process and induction was very good with a lot of attention to detail. There was a good level or chemistry introduction to insight interest but not too much for students to feel pressured.

10/10

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

8/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Sports and Social Club
  • Subsidised/Company Gym
  • Financial Bonus
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Above 25 days holiday
  • Healthcare/Dental
8/10

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

Fortunately I was lucky enough for Lubrizol to employ me after my placement.

10/10

Social

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

Me and my fellow students went out on social events regularly and other staff from Lubrizol were always happy to join us.

10/10

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

As the placement is just outside of Manchester the cost of living is reasonable.

8/10

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

As we work just a short distance from Manchester city centre there are many different places to go to.

10/10

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

5/10

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