Industrial, Global manufacturing Placement at Cummins

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Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Peterborough Europe
Review Date
Salary
£18,000 - £19,999
Roles
Manufacturing Voluntary

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8.8/10

The Role
9.7
Organisation
8.6

Socialising

7.8

The Role

Role Description

Create simulations and support various manufacturing projects

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

I came in without expectations, this year has been more than a year long interview on my side, my time with Cummins has taken me on a journey, a journey that has given me more questions than I came in with.

8/10

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

My opinions were weighed and taken into consideration not as a placement but a member of the team.

10/10

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

My managers have always been there for me

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

It fluctuated, days I had a lot, days I had too much, days I had just enough and other days I had enough time to do some training online via the Cummins learning centre.

10/10

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

I was not just given work, I was given value adding work.

10/10

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

In a lot of ways I have been equipped with tools for the future and grown a bit in the way I think.

10/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Every one has been super supportive and helped grow my voice

10/10

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

8/10

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

A lot, I had more trainings than I thought I would and they came in handy in the long run.

10/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Sports and Social Club
  • National Travel
  • Financial Bonus
  • Staff Sales/Staff Shop
  • Above 25 days holiday
  • Healthcare/Dental
5/10

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

I believe the future is really bright and would want to be a part of it.

10/10

Social

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

Every placement was happy to get to know each other

10/10

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

Am a once in while outdoor person so I cant really say.

6/10

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

Am more of an indoor sort of person, although from what I have been told, anywhere can be turned into the most fun place with the right people

5/10

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

Badminton - Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - I have been able to develop a few skills

10/10

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