• The Role
  • The Company
  • The Culture

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • It was difficult but the opportunities were second to none.


  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • Brilliant colleagues, down to earth people that will be life long friends


  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • As long as I asked support was forthcoming and HR were more than happy to help if I ever needed them (virtually never)


  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • It fluctuated, but I never had time to do nothing.


  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • Perfect amount as I could use the support.of my managers to find a balance.


  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • Im already using what I've learnt every day, a placement is the most valuable part of the degree.


    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • Very pleasant office with helpful people


  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • The placement fluctuates year to year based on projects but it is a good set up based on the students interests


  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • Several formal training sessions and on the job training was invaluable


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

    Subsidised Canteen

    Sports and Social Club

    Subsidised/Company Gym

    National Travel

    Company Parties/Events

    Above 25 days holiday

    Working from home


  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • Was encouraged to return to 3M when I was finished studying plus clients have also expressed interest in hiring me!


    The Culture

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


  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • Slightly expensive but worth it


  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • This is too opiniated to answer but there is a bunch of clubs and I had lots of great nights out


  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • 5/5

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Placement Year (10 Months+)

South East

October 2018

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