• The Role
  • The Company
  • The Culture

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • I thorouglhy enjoyed my placement at Groupe Seb


  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • I felt extremely valued and part of a large working family.


  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • Any problem or issues I had with my work I would be given full support by my manager or other interns.


  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • There was always something to be done on a daily basis. I really appreciated the work life balance I had at Groupe Seb as my colleagues helped me manage my daily tasks efficiently.


  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • I was pleased with the responsibility assigned to me by my manager through having my own projects to work on alongside group tasks.


  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • I have gained an insight into how the marketing industry works and know the steps I would like to take in my career after university.


    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • A friendly hard working office.


  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • I had a thorough induction and plan set up for my arrival. Over my first few weeks I was introduced to everybody at the company and gained an understanding of their roles within the business.


  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • I was given further training both on and off site which will help me in my role and my further career.


  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • Flexi Time

    Subsidised/Company Gym

    National Travel

    Financial Bonus

    Company Parties/Events

    Staff Sales/Staff Shop

    Above 25 days holiday

    Working from home



  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • The U.K. office is smaller versus the EU head office which does decrease the chances of possible new vacancies. However, with different brands and product categories present at Groupe Seb I would hope there would be future opportunities.


    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • Yes, similar like minded students.


  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • Windsor is quite an expensive part of the U.K. versus the rest of the U.K. but still liveable on the placement salary.


  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • London is a short train ride away which is very ideal.


  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • There where many social events organised by the company outside of work.


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Placement Year (10 Months+)

South East

August 2018

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