HR Placement at Nissan UK

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Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Sunderland North East
Review Date
Salary
£16,000 - £17,999
Roles
Human Resources Recruitment

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7.0/10

The Role
9.7
Organisation
5.0

Socialising

5.5

The Role

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

I had a fantastic 12-months at Nissan as the experience I have gained has been invaluable to my personal development. I now feel confident in applying my skills to Graduate applications for the future.

9/10

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

The team I worked in made me feel welcome for the offset and it was great to have the opportunity to attend out of office activities and social events. I was always supported in putting forward my own opinion and ideas which helped me settle into the role quickly.

9/10

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

I was allocated a mentor after being job offered which enabled me to establish a relationship before commencing my role. I received consistent support throughout the duration of my placement which was particularly useful when I faced challenging situations or needed some guidance.

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

I was consistently challenged within my role and was keen to take on as much responsibility as possible. When I approached my mentor to ask for more work they we're able to set further challenges which enabled me to develop.

10/10

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

I was given a large amount of responsibility on my placement year which is exactly what I wanted. I was often working with senior people across the business which enabled me to build fantastic networks at all levels.

10/10

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

Having now completed a 12-month placement at Nissan I feel readily equipped to commence my final year at University and begin applying for Graduate positions.

10/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Friendly and lighthearted which was motivating.

5/10

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

5/10

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

5/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • National Travel
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Above 25 days holiday
5/10

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

5/10

Social

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

There wasn't a great social scheme amongst the placement cohort which I would have enjoyed.

3/10

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

5/10

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

There are a number of surrounding cities to the manufacturing plant in Sunderland which is great!

9/10

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

5/10