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Role Description

Summer intern

  1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  2. I truly enjoyed my three month summer internship in Cambridge with Enterprise Rent A Car. Firstly, the amount of exposure I received in terms of Marketing, running a business, finance was something I never imagined I would get from a three month internship. Secondly, everyone at Enterprise is very young, therefore, the work environment is extremely friendly and a very fun place to work.


  3. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  4. I felt I was extremely valued by my colleagues, they entrusted me with lots of different tasks and gave me the responsibility that I’ve always wanted in a work place environment.


  5. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  6. The support I received at Enterprise was great, I NEVER felt like I couldn’t ask my assistant manager or manger a question. When I seemed confused everyone would always help me and reassure me as they at one point were in the exact same position as me.


  7. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  8. I am not over exaggerating when I say this, but I was never during the three months I was at Enterprise never bored or counting the clock which is something that I am extremely grateful for!


  9. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  10. At a three month intern I was given a lot of responsibility: checking in and out customers, managing three corporate accounts, marketing exsistimg accounts, in charge of the sales for the branch.


  11. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  12. The skills I learnt during my internship will greatly help me in my degree - communication skills, team work, managerial skills, time management, organisation skills


  13. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  14. A very friendly and happy office! We all got on and had a lot of fun


  15. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  16. The internship was extremely well set up, I had a phone interview, Skype call and assessment centre. When we had training days we were giving booklets and attended events


  17. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  18. I learnt so much at Enterprise about myself and what my strengths and weaknesses are and also, what type of career I would like to have after university. If I had never done this internship, I would of never realised this.


  19. What were the perks on your work placement?
  20. Sports and Social Club

    Financial Bonus

    Company Parties/Events

    Staff Sales/Staff Shop


  21. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  22. Extremely appealing. They give you the opportunity to work abroad, which for me as I am studying Spanish is great!


  23. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  24. There a great social scene, at least once a week we’d all go out for after work drinks and once a month go out for a work meal.


  25. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  26. As I did my internship in Cambridge it was expensive to socialise and work.


  27. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  28. The nightlife was good as there are two different universities in Cambridge therefore a lot of students. Also, there’s a lot of young workers. You


  29. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  30. Women in rental was a great event that took place at Enterprise, but also you could participate in different sports events!


  31. In addition to these questions, is there any extra information you would like to leave about your experiences on your work placement that other students may be interested in?

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Internship (1-4 Months)

Business Analytics, Business Management

East Midlands

23rd September 2018

£20,000 - £21,999

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