Business and Marketing at Lubrizol

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Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Derby
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4.5/5

The Role
4.8
The Company
4.4
The Culture
4

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.
5 /5

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.
5 /5

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
5 /5

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.
4 /5

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
5 /5

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
5 /5

The Company

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

I had a great business and personal relationship with the people in my office
5 /5

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

The placement is very well structured.
4 /5

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
5 /5

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Sports and Social Club
  • Working from home
5 /5

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
4 /5

The Culture

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

5 /5

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

4 /5

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

3 /5

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

4 /5