Rating

4.5/5
  • The Role
    4.8
  • The Company
    4.3
  • The Culture
    4.3

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • 10 - I have enjoyed my placement thoroughly, I have learned so much about my chosen career path and clarified what I wish to pursue in the future.

    5/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • 9 - Everyone in my team and across the business area have made me feel very welcome and helped me every step of the way.

    5/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • 10 - My line manager and other supporting managers have been great in helping me throughout the year.

    5/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • 10 - for me, my job role has various busy periods and quiet periods so sometimes i was really busy and others i had time to focus on my university work and prepare for the next busy period.

    5/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • 10 - I was given lot's of responsibility and for me that felt like my manager trusted me to do a good job, but not necessarily expect me to know everything - if i needed help i would get it.

    5/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • 9 - What i have learned has definitely helped to prepare me for future career paths and plans.

    5/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • 9 - I worked in a lively department where we were encouraged to take part in things outside of the office too if we wanted to!

    5/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • 10 - good set up, and they are open to feedback to improve on anything you have concerns about

    5/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • 10 - If i felt i needed any training my line manager would discuss this with me and i went on a number of training courses which i felt would benefit me.

    5/5

  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • National Travel

    3/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • 9 - i'm already having discussions of coming back!

    5/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • 10 - we all ensured we would meet up as often as possible outside of work, and most days we would have lunch together.

    5/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • 7/8 - Hatfield wasn't too badly priced, if we were to go places we would tend to go to St Albans / London and so could be a tad more pricey..

    4/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • 8 - There's a university here so student nights and student clubs nearby - although probably wouldn't recommend a "Cheeky Wednesday" if you have a 9am meeting Thursday!

    4/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • 8 - In my department especially they encouraged this.

    4/5

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Details

Placement Year (10 Months+)

Human Resources, Marketing

South East

June 2018


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