Rating

4.1/5
  • The Role
    4.4
  • The Company
    4.4
  • The Culture
    3.3

Role Description

Software Engineer Intern

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • For somebody that is looking to get into software engineering, this was a great place to gain experience.

    5/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • The employees are all very friendly and accommodating, and give a real sense of community.

    5/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • Any help needed was given, they make sure that you're learning properly instead of just carrying out instructions.

    4/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • The task given was broad enough to have a consistent goal throughout.

    4/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • The task was primarily for me, and my mentor would only jump in if needed.

    5/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • Wasn't relevant at all for A-Level studies and I would guess it wouldn't be useful for degrees. However, for a career the skills gained are very valuable.

    5/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • Friendly and accommodating.

    5/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • A task was decided before I arrived, and had already had some thought put into it by the rest of my team.

    4/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • A significant amount of time was set aside to ensure that I was learning things properly.

    5/5

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

    Subsidised Canteen

    Sports and Social Club

    Financial Bonus

    Working from home

    5/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • A returning internship may be offered, or a job interview if appropriate.

    4/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • A week is set aside specifically for interns

    4/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • Reasonable place to eat out. Company housing is cheap, from what I heard.

    4/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • Not applicable for me.

    3/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • A lot of after-work drinks. Didn't participate in any activities apart from that.

    3/5

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Details

Internship (1-4 Months)

Computer and Systems Engineering

17th September 2018


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