Marketing at L'Oreal

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Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
London Central London and City
Review Date
Salary
£18,000 - £19,999
Roles
Marketing

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7.2/10

The Role
7.0
Organisation
6.0

Socialising

9.0

The Role

Role Description

Marketing

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

The work-life balance at L'Oréal is amazing, especially for those who whish to pursue passions alongside work.

8/10

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

As an intern you get a lot of responsibility which is great!

7/10

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

L'Oréal is very much learning by doing which can also be a good thing in the sense that you are instantly immersed in your role.

4/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

The workload can vary a lot. There are days where you can benefit from your one hour lunch and also leave at 5 and there are days where you wouldn't take the full hour and leave after 6.

8/10

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

I was given a lot of responsibility which enabled me to work on a few fun projects.

9/10

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

The main skills I learned are organisation skills and discipline which will definitely help me further!

6/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

The atmosphere can be very different from one division to another.

4/10

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

The placement was very well organised. I knew from the beginning (approximately) what I would be working on at different times of the year.

9/10

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

L'Oréal offers a lot of trainings which is great however I couldn't attend any of them either because of work load or because my manager thought it wasn't a priority.

5/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Company Parties/Events
  • Working from home
5/10

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

There are many different paths you can take, from finance, sales, supply chain to marketing and from LUXE to mass market products.

7/10

Social

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

There are a lot of interns (about 100) which is awesome because you make a lot of friends!

9/10

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

I found my room on spare room and it was a 12 minutes cycle to work (definitely recommend as you save on tube fares and you get to work out a little bit).

10/10

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

You can find a few fun bars & clubs around Hammersmith!

9/10

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

The work-life balance is great so you can organise your time well enough to do stuff outside work as well.

8/10