Marketing Assistant at 3M

Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Bracknell South East
Review Date
Salary
£18,000 - £19,999
Roles
Marketing

8.6/10

The Role
9.3
Organisation
8.4

Socialising

7.8

The Role

Role Description

Marketing Assistant in Commercial Solutions and Transportation Safety

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

It was difficult but the opportunities were second to none.

9/10

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

Brilliant colleagues, down to earth people that will be life long friends

9/10

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)

9/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

It fluctuated, but I never had time to do nothing.

9/10

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.

10/10

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.

10/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Very pleasant office with helpful people

8/10

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

9/10

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

8/10

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
8/10

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!

9/10

Social

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

Great group of students

9/10

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

Slightly expensive but worth it

4/10

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

9/10

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

9/10