Structures Intern at BuroHappold Engineering

Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
London Central London and City
Review Date
Salary
£18,000 - £19,999
Roles
Civil Engineering

7.4/10

The Role
7.5
Organisation
8.0

Socialising

6.5

The Role

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

I enjoyed it because I felt like a valued member of the team and I had the opportunity to learn a lot about the field.

8/10

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

I was given and expected to complete useful work. Help was readily available.

8/10

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

Whenever I asked for help it was given.

8/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

I was fairly busy. The more you put in, the more you get out. The job had just the right amount of flexibility.

9/10

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

A fair bit.

7/10

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

Helped a lot with deciding what area of Engineering to specialising, what knowledge would be useful for the job

5/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Could feel an espirit d'corps. Hard working and fun.

9/10

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

Well organised

9/10

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

Time and money.

9/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Sports and Social Club
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Above 25 days holiday
5/10

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

Most interns get a job. Some without an interview.

8/10

Social

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

Yes

7/10

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

High

3/10

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

Decent

8/10

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

Yes

8/10