User Experience Intern at Redgate

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Internship (1-4 Months)
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The Role
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Role Description

Worked with industry standard ux tools and processes on design and usability across company products teams

The Role

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

It was a fantastic experience where I got to do meaningful work with wonderful people and I really learned a lot
5 /5

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

They treated me like an equal member of the team and were incredibly considerate and thoughtful
5 /5

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

Everyone was very accessible when we needed help
5 /5

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

I was kept busy with meaningful work but was never stressed or overwhelmed
4 /5

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

I got a lot of autonomy over the projects that I worked on and was treated like any other UX designer on a product team
4 /5

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

I gained so many valuable skills that will be applicable in my studies especially since I’m studying UX design
4 /5

The Company

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

It was warm, open, and just generally a happy and wonderful place to be
5 /5

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

It was very well organized and considered. There were times when certain workshops or activities weren’t what we thought they’d be but overall it was great
4 /5

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

There was definitely an emphasis on making sure our personal goals for the internship experience were met
4 /5

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Company Parties/Events
3 /5

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

I would absolutely love to come back and work for Redgate in the future
5 /5

The Culture

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

There were social events such as after work drinks and a company wide day out that were a lot of fun and I got along so well with my fellow interns which made the experience even better
5 /5

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

Cambridge is a fairly expensive place to live but there were plenty of student discounts to leverage
4 /5

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

Not the best nightlife in Cambridge but still lots of fun to be had
4 /5

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

There were quite a few company activities to take part in- we went to see Deadpool for free in the first week
4 /5