HR intern at Oracle

Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Reading South West
Review Date
Salary
£20,000 - £21,999
Roles
Administration/Secretarial Business Analytics Business Management Charity/Non Profit Corporate Law Employment Law Human Resources Recruitment

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9.1/10

The Role
9.8
Organisation
8.8

Socialising

8.5

The Role

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

It has been a fanatastic year! I have learnt something new every day and there hasn’t been a day where I have no wanted to go in.

10/10

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

I felt valued from day one! The HR team as well as everyone else in Oracle made me welcomed and I knew they valued my opinions as they allowed me to get involved in so much.

10/10

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

My manger was fantastic! He knew exactly what a placement year should look like and supported me whenever I waned to get involved in projects etc. The wider team was also amazing.

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

You start off quieter, but as you learn more and the year goes on you get busier. I also made sure I reached out to the team if I ever felt I didn’t have enough to do.

9/10

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

Within my first month I was running a cross lob oracle project. I think that shows how much responsibility they gave me.

10/10

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

I haven’t started 3rd year yet so can’t comment on my studies, but in general skills in the workplace this year has set me up for life.

10/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

It was a great environment. Everyone was so helpful and friendly.

10/10

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

It was great! I wouldn’t change anything about my year.

9/10

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

I think by picking me to be the one HR intern, they invested a lot in me. Giving me training for a year has been invaluable.

10/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Subsidised/Company Gym
  • National Travel
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Working from home
7/10

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

There is no graduate programme for HR, but there have been conversations about me coming back.

8/10

Social

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

Yeah there was a good mix.

8/10

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

I commuted so my rent was less but I had to pay for trains.

8/10

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

Good. Plenty of choices :D

9/10

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

Yes as long as you maintain a good work life balance.

9/10

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