Engineering student at Knorr-Bremse

Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Melksham West Midlands
Review Date
Salary
£16,000 - £17,999
Roles
Mechanical Engineering

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8.5/10

The Role

8.8

Organisation

7.6

Socialising

9.2

The Role

Role Description

80/20 office work to hands on

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

Very Enjoyable

9/10

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

Highly valued

9/10

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

Lots of support if needed

8/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Slow at the start but gets busy

10/10

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

A fair amount

8/10

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

Not much for my degree but skills developed for future jobs

9/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Very relaxed and profession

8/10

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

Very organised

10/10

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

Sent the group to training days

10/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Sports and Social Club
  • National Travel
  • Financial Bonus
  • Company Parties/Events
5/10

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

Lots of placements, not much grad jobs

5/10

Social

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

22 students,very social

10/10

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

Fairly cheap

8/10

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

Near to bath/bristol

10/10

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

Yes

9/10

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