Mechanical Design student placement at Johnson & Johnson

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Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Leeds Yorkshire and Humberside
Review Date
Salary
£16,000 - £17,999
Roles
Accountancy Biology Design Engineering Mathematics/Statistics Mechanical Engineering Physics Product Design/Industrial Design

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8.2/10

The Role
8.7
Organisation
7.8

Socialising

8.0

The Role

Role Description

designing custom medical devices and processing them through manufacture

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

Exceeded expectations

8/10

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

9/10

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

7/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

As busy as you’d like to make yourself, always manageable but lots of potential work to take on

9/10

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

9/10

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

10/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Great balance of work and fun, with lots of social events organised. Sat amongst people in a range of positions, from apprentices to the world wide leader of the sector we were in

8/10

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

The Human Resources team lacked structure and direction, offer being quite distant, but the sector itself was very well organised

7/10

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

The more I put in, the more they invested in me, offering me opportunities and training courses.

9/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Subsidised/Company Gym
  • National Travel
  • International Travel
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Staff Sales/Staff Shop
  • Working from home
  • Healthcare/Dental
6/10

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

Would certainly consider applying to go back, and once you have experience in the company it’s easier to get back into it

9/10

Social

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

Excellent office social side, but other placement students were in a completely different section so i never saw them

9/10

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

I lived at home but the access to Leeds centre and the white rose centre was easy

8/10

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

Great from what i experiences but can be a little rough as with all big cities

7/10

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

lots of opportunities such as tag rugby, football, frisbee. all within the office though, but volunteering opportunities excellent too

8/10