Rating

3.5/5
  • The Role
    3.3
  • The Company
    3.3
  • The Culture
    4.0

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • I thoroughly enjoyed my placement.

    4/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • I felt valued and had a reasonable level of trust.

    3/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • Had a good induction and support from my manager throughout the year. Being thrown in the deep end a few times definitely helped in hind sight also.

    3/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • Good balance. Some days very busy and other days not so much.

    3/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • I felt valued and had a reasonable level of responsibility which grew and grew throughout the year.

    4/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • Massively developed a wide range of personal and professional skills which directly flowed into my work ethic and attitude for my final year of Uni. Ultimately though, they benefited mostly in gaining a graduate job back in the company.

    5/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • Good balance

    3/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • Ok, but it was improved throughout my placement.

    2/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • Wide range of access to courses such as Microsoft Office advanced courses.

    3/5

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

    Subsidised Canteen

    4/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • Perfect - I have obtained a grad job back at UTC.

    5/5

    The Culture

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

    4/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • Lived at home

    5/5

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

    4/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • Football tournaments and other extra curricular activities

    3/5

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Details

Placement Year (10 Months+)

Aerospace/Aviation, Business Analytics, Business Management, Electronics, Engineering, Logistics and Operations

West Midlands

November 2018


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