Sourcing Administrator Intern

by ASOS

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Rating

4.3/5
  • The Role
    4.3
  • The Company
    4.6
  • The Culture
    4.0

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • My placement year has been extremely valuable in terms of how much I have learnt and the knowledge I have gained about this industry.

    4/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • I feel as though I was valued by my colleagues, as I have never felt as though I am just on placement year this whole time I have been at ASOS. I have felt as though I am any other member of the team, which is really nice and welcoming!

    4/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • I felt as though I was given support throughout my placement by my line manager, as we had weekly catch ups to discuss workload, priorities for the week etc.

    4/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • I have always been really busy within my job role. I can honestly say that I have never been bored or stuck on what to do. If anything I have almost been too busy at times but not so busy that the workload in unmanageable.

    4/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • I felt as though I was given quite a lot of responsibility within my role. As I said before, I have not felt as though I was an intern and I was given the same responsibility as the other administrators on my team, which has been great.

    5/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • The skills I have learnt and developed on my placement year have been very beneficial towards my degree and for my future. I know that I will be able to take a lot of knowledge into my final year and apply this to my studies.

    5/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • I think ASOS has a good atmosphere within the head office. It has a real buzz in the air, which is great and makes it an exciting place to work.

    4/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • Very organised, I think ASOS have an amazing internship program and not only are you here to do a job and learn but they really want to develop our knowledge and skills.

    5/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • I think ASOS did definitely invest in my training. The Academy Team really looked after us and put on sessions to help develop our personal skills. I also got the opportunity to undertake a Sustainability Fashion Course, which really expanded my knowledge within Sustainability.

    5/5

  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • Subsidised Canteen

    Company Parties/Events

    Above 25 days holiday

    5/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • I think if there was an opportunity for me to come back to ASOS, I would definitely like to! I think starting my career at ASOS would be really beneficial for me and help me grow as a person but also within my work.

    5/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • I think there was a good social scene among the interns, as we did organise a few things throughout the year. This is the same with my colleagues as we did go out after work a few times, which was really nice to get to know everyone better.

    4/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • I would say in Camden the cost of living is pretty standard. It is not super cheap but not overly expensive.

    3/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • Camden is a good spot for Nightlife as there is a lot of bars and restaurants around. You definitely have a lot to choose from in this area.

    4/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • I did join a few activities after work but these were things that I found on my own and were not brought to my attention through ASOS. However, I would say that London is such a vibrant city that you are never stuck to find activities/ things to do.

    5/5

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Placement Year (10 Months+)

Central London and City

May 2018


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