Hardware Engineer at Eaton

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Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Cwmbran Wales
Review Date
Salary
£16,000 - £17,999
Roles
Electronic and Electrical Engineering

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9.5/10

The Role
9.7
Organisation
9.0

Socialising

10.0

The Role

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

It was everything I was looking for. Developed my electrical and personal skills.

8/10

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

I was given a lot of responsibility and felt valued as part of the R and D team.

10/10

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

Weekly catch up meetings at the beginning setting my work load. Now we have meetings less as I don't need as much guidance.

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Always had something that needed to get done.

10/10

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

I was given a large project VoCall 16 and also my own personal project. Don't expect to be trusted with so much important work as an intern.

10/10

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

Developed my electronic and electrical knowledge. Personal skills: Presentation, communication, leadership and teamwork skills

10/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

It suits the way I work. Allowed me to settle in and not to be nervous to ask for help.

10/10

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

I was set specific work that I needed to complete weekly.

10/10

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

Whenever I needed to have training or help in my development the company never hesitated to supply.

10/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Sports and Social Club
  • Company Parties/Events
5/10

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

I would love to work for a company like Eaton. Lots of opportunities to develop through the company and the work is exciting.

10/10

Social

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

Yes we had many social event with all the colleagues. Christmas party or just a random Friday get together.

10/10

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

It was affordable for me as I lived at home so only had to pay for my petrol.

10/10

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

Cardiff City centre was perfect to do anything you wanted to do.

10/10

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

I played football every Monday after work with some people from work.

10/10

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