Rating

3.8/5
  • The Role
    4.4
  • The Company
    3.7
  • The Culture
    3.0

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • I massively enjoyed my placement year. The job was very varied and I didn't find myself doing mundane tasks on a regular basis.

    5/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • I feel like the team welcomed me with open arms. The internship programme at Disney is well established so the interns are part of the furniture. The team know what to expect each year when the interns change and are very supportive and accommodating.

    5/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • My manager was extremely supportive. She involved me in major projects and pushed me out of my comfort zone in a supported way.

    5/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • I think there was a good balance. I rarely felt overwhelmed or bored.

    4/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • I was given a good amount of responsibility as many of the tasks that I was required to complete were critical for the business.

    4/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • I feel like I have gained a wide range of skills and knowledge which I can take back to uni and to future employment.

    4/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • The office had a very fun atmosphere. There was always something exciting going on

    5/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • Disney have a well established internship programme so everything was well organised.

    5/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • I had a few training sessions whilst at Disney, including a professional profiling session which was very good.

    4/5

  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • Company Parties/Events

    Travel loan

    3/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • There is no Grad scheme and jobs at Disney are hard to come by. However if you impress on your placement year there is definitely opportunities for future work.

    3/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • Yes. There is a large intern community and the office is located in Hammersmith which has loads of pubs and isn't too far away from central London.

    5/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • London Prices so fairly expensive.

    2/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • Fairly good. Lots of pubs and bars around which are really good during the summer months.

    4/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • Yes! There are sports teams, events, a Choir etc....

    3/5

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Placement Year (10 Months+)

27th July 2018


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