HPC Software Developer Intern at Schlumberger

Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
Oxford South East
Review Date
Salary
£22,000 - £23,999
Roles
Computer Science

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6.8/10

The Role
7.7
Organisation
7.0

Socialising

5.2

The Role

Role Description

Code Profiling and optimisations

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

Nice Environment, Enjoyable experience working with the codebase directly. It was a fun working environment, everything that I required was made available to me.

8/10

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

I felt integrated and valued. I participated in team meetings and felt that my comments were valued and taken into account. I made personal progress on the projects that I worked on

9/10

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

There was not that much support from my manager, but I was shown in the direction of which paths to consider

9/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Fairly busy with work. Working on a project at my own rate.

9/10

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

Quite a large amount of responsibility, working directly on the active code and seeing

5/10

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

Developed existing skills in c++ as well as learnt profiling of HPC applications, in addition, the various optimisations that were involved.

6/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Generally Lively environment. Nice place to work. Plenty of ammenities

9/10

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

It was fairly well organised. I especially enjoyed the variety of opportunities that were available to me.

9/10

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

There was not that much personal training and development, but there was the opportunity to work on live code.

5/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Sports and Social Club
  • Working from home
5/10

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

I feel like that I would like working here, but with the trend of current oil prices, I am unsure if I would apply here for "Long Term" development

7/10

Social

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

There was a variety of sports and social activities, but there wasnt that much more outside of work

6/10

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

I lived in my University city so everything was average

5/10

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

Same as Above

5/10

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

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5/10