Assisstant Quantity Surveyor at Laing O'Rourke

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
Staines Europe
Review Date
Salary
£26,000 - £27,999
Roles
Financial Management

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6.9/10

The Role
8.3
Organisation
7.4

Socialising

4.0

The Role

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

It was a great opportunity to develop all the skills and knowledge I have learnt at university. It was enjoyable

9/10

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

I was never treated like a summer intern, from the beginning I was shown great levels of respect and I was treated as a full time member of the team.

8/10

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

Everybody in the office was willing to give me time. If I was ever stuck or confused the appropriate colleague would always give me a helping hand. Of course there were times in which colleagues were busy with work, however this was expected.

8/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Fairly, there were hardly any times in which I was just sitting at my desk without any jobs to complete.

7/10

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

Good levels, I was trusted to communicate with both the consultants and sub contractors from an early stage.

8/10

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

So far in third year, I have found myself in many situations where the knowledge I developed from my placement has helped me in my university work.

10/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

8/10

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

9/10

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

7/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Company Parties/Events
  • Above 25 days holiday
  • Travel loan
5/10

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

8/10

Social

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

6/10

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

5/10

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

2/10

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

3/10

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