Rating

4.4/5
  • The Role
    4.8
  • The Company
    4.6
  • The Culture
    3.5

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • The work placement was brilliant! Well structured, a great management chain and support there for whenever I had an issue. The work was difficult, varied and worthwhile.

    5/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • From day 1 I was a colleague, not merely a uni placement. I felt as much a part of the team as the people who have been there 15+ years.

    5/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • Any issues I had I was able to raise either ad-Hoc or during our regular scheduled 1-2-1 meetings with management.

    5/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • I was very busy, however there was always opportunities to share workload with colleagues if I felt this necessary.

    5/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • I was given full responsibility at times. I had the same work/ responsibilities/ roles/ tasks as my permanent counterparts.

    5/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • Puts all the theory of what I learnt at uni into context and shows me a 'business view' of the skills learnt at uni.

    5/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • Happy, friendly, hard working and fun.

    5/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • Very well, a clear plan of tasks and timings.

    5/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • I attended many (expensive) industry recognised courses.

    5/5

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

    International Travel

    Company Parties/Events

    Working from home

    3/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • Tremendously, I worked to look at the possible roles I could do on my return.

    5/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • Yes. Although I was in a different part of the business, we met up regularly/.

    4/5

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

    3/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • Hatfield itself is very poor for nightlife, however London is on the doorstep!

    3/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • Yes, many extra work tasks and social events to attend.

    4/5

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Details

Placement Year (10 Months+)

Greater London

June 2018


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