Intern at Language Connect

Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
London Central London and City
Review Date
Salary
£14,000 - £15,999
Roles
French German Italian Japanese Languages Legal/Law Mandarin Market Research Medical/Health Other Modern European language Other Non European Language Property/Real Estate Retail Russian Sales Spanish Surveying Telecommunications Travel and Tourism

6.7/10

The Role
7.3
Organisation
6.0

Socialising

6.5

The Role

Role Description

Quality assurance, formatting, proof-reading, translation, project management

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

Liked it, but there is space to improve.

7/10

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

Very valued by some, not valued by others.

6/10

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

7/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

9/10

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

It was nice to be given my own projects to deal with from start to finish.

8/10

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

Will definitely help me, but I feel like I could have learned more.

7/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Sometimes really fun, sometimes very stressed/negative.

7/10

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

Office structure could be improved, as interpreting team is constantly on the phone which provides Call Centre atmosphere.

6/10

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

5/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • There were no perks with this Internship
5/10

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

New positions open regularly, but expectations are very high.

7/10

Social

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

Weekly Pub drinks with at least the interns, often senior members of the team also joined.

8/10

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

Expensive (but very nice) area.

3/10

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

Good for drinks and dinner, no clubs nearby.

7/10

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

8/10