Business and Marketing at Lubrizol

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Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Derby East Midlands
Review Date
Salary
£18,000 - £19,999
Roles
Administration/Secretarial Market Research Marketing

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Lubrizol is a Top Employer

8.9/10

The Role
9.7
Organisation
8.8

Socialising

8.0

The Role

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

The varied tasks and the welcoming atmosphere of the company made this year truly enjoyable.

10/10

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

From the first day, I was made to feel valued and appreciated for the work I completed.

10/10

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

I was given weekly 1 to 1 support from my manager and he was always there to answer any questions I may of had

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Throughout my year I was very busy, this made me feel however that I was an integral part of the team.

8/10

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

I was involved in global product launches, company interaction strategies, market research and customer value propositions

10/10

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

Working at Lubrizol has developed skills that I will take in to my future career for both my soft and career specific skills

10/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

I had a great business and personal relationship with the people in my office

10/10

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

The placement is very well structured.

8/10

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

I got sent on both training courses and developed my skills from real world experience

10/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Sports and Social Club
  • Working from home
9/10

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

As there is a low turnover staff, Lubrizol do not offer a graduate scheme as of yet- however I am able to apply for jobs that become available when I graduate

7/10

Social

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

10/10

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

8/10

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

6/10

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

8/10

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