Cities consulting inter at BuroHappold Engineering

Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
London Central London and City
Review Date
Salary
£16,000 - £17,999
Roles
Engineering

9.1/10

The Role
10.0
Organisation
10.0

Socialising

6.8

The Role

Role Description

Broadly speaking, economics, policy and planning for cities and regions around the world

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

Great experience, BuroHappold is a dream company, for its projects, people and aspirations

10/10

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

Everyone was very friendly, ready to help and to take time

10/10

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

Every project was carefully explained, both technically and in terms of big picture

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Very busy, working on several projects at the same time, great for mental plasticity

10/10

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

Good level of responsibility, I felt that my deadline really counted for the project

10/10

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

Perfectly in line with what I studied, both my course and this internship complement each other

10/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Ping pong at lunch, after work drinks on Friday, many social events

10/10

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

Well organised, but also flexible and allowed for the magic to happen

10/10

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

All the time spent to brief me and explained about projects and cities is key knowledge gained

10/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Sports and Social Club
  • Company Parties/Events
10/10

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

Got a job with them, the job I wanted for a long time

10/10

Social

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

Yes great social scene, really friendly colleagues, both professionally and personally

10/10

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

Normal for Central London, Fitzrovia is a great place to work

6/10

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

I don't know, apart from pubs I don't know about the night life

1/10

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

Yes many, cake club, tennis club, meditation club, hiking club

10/10