Rating

4.4/5
  • The Role
    4.5
  • The Company
    4.3
  • The Culture
    4.5

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • My year with Computacenter has been challenging, rewarding and fun. I have been able to develop myself, build on my transferable skills and bring them forward to my final year at University and into my future career.

    4/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • Welcomed into a great team, incredibly friendly and willing to support me from start to finish.

    5/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • The placement programme has a well structured platform. I have been exposed to senior levels of management for regular 1-2-1 meetings, training, personal development and presentation sessions. Everyone that I have encountered has been willing to put time in for me.

    5/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • Carried out regular tasks on a weekly basis and had opportunities to get involved in various other outreach activities/ projects. Felt comfortable to ask if I wanted to increase my workload and alternatively get support if I felt overwhelmed.

    4/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • Been given a respectful level of responsibility, owning processes, communicating with various levels of management and carrying out meaningful work.

    4/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • Had the opportunity to be trained in Microsoft Visio, Sharepoint, Powerpoint, Excel and ITIL. Other skills I have developed include professionalism, relationship building, presenting and communication.

    5/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • There was a good balance between fun an focus. It was quiet at times (usually on a Friday!)

    4/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • The Future Talent Team are dedicated to on-board you into the organisation and support you if needed.

    4/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • The company and teams are willing to invest in you for training courses. The key focus is to better prepare you for final year at University.

    5/5

  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • Flexi Time

    Subsidised Canteen

    Subsidised/Company Gym

    Working from home

    Travel loan

    5/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • I am still undecided on my career but I have built a great personal and professional network with employees if I wanted to return.

    4/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • It was a 20 minute commute into London which is full of clubs, fun activities and days out. St. Albans is very close and has lots of lovely pubs and restaurants.

    5/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • As expected, can be done cheap. Aldi and Wetherpersons in the area. Rental prices a little higher, being so close to London.

    5/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • Hatfield is home to the finest of nightclub 'The Forum'. Sticky floor, cheap drinks and a variety of music that caters for all.

    5/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • I was involved in a number of charity events - work drinks, 5-aside football, bingo, quiz

    5/5

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Placement Year (10 Months+)

Management Consultancy

Greater London

June 2018


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