Cyber Defence Analyst at Computacenter

Top Employer
Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Hatfield Greater London
Review Date
Salary
£16,000 - £17,999
Roles
Computer and Systems Engineering Computer Science
Computacenter is a Top Employer

8.8/10

The Role
9.7
Organisation
9.2

Socialising

7.0

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.

9/10

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.

10/10

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.

9/10

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.

10/10

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.

10/10

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.

10/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Happy, friendly, hard working and fun.

10/10

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

Very well, a clear plan of tasks and timings.

10/10

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.

10/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • National Travel
  • International Travel
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Working from home
6/10

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.

10/10

Social

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/.

8/10

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

Cheap rent and cost of living.

6/10

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

Hatfield itself is very poor for nightlife, however London is on the doorstep!

6/10

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

Yes, many extra work tasks and social events to attend.

8/10