Business Improvement Specialist at Atos

Top Employer
Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Crewe North West
Review Date
Salary
£18,000 - £19,999
Roles
Customer Service Information Technology Internet/e-Commerce/New Media
Atos is a Top Employer

5.9/10

The Role
8.0
Organisation
5.6

Socialising

3.2

The Role

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

Really enjoyed the people who I worked with - the actual role wasn't 100% what I imagined it to be

7/10

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

Never felt like I was dumped with work that no one else wanted to do just because I was an intern

9/10

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

Everyone was very helpful and answered any question I had

8/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Could get involved with as much work as I pretty much wanted to

7/10

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

Was given a lot more responsibility than I thought as a lot of staff left my team

8/10

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

Essential work skills developed and helped build my confidence in a working environment

9/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Mixed - my team was fun however some other staff looked very dull

6/10

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

Some was well organised, some wasn't great

6/10

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

Lots of training available that I could do in my spare time or if I didn't have much on

7/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Working from home
4/10

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

Will still need to apply for a grad job, however am in a much better position and will likely receive references off manager that may put me in good stead.

5/10

Social

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

No other placement students where I worked - a few grads but I lived too far away.

3/10

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

Lived at home 40 mins away - socialised with friends outside of work

3/10

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

It was in Crewe, need I say more

1/10

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

Lots of opportunities, but most for Interns situated in London and not much outside

6/10