Research and Development Intern at GE Healthcare

Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Cardiff South West
Review Date
Salary
£16,000 - £17,999
Roles
Science/Research

Connect with this company

7.3/10

The Role
7.5
Organisation
9.0

Socialising

5.0

The Role

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

10/10
I have learned a lot from colleagues, and was able to experience the application of science behind our products.

10/10

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

As part of the team, I had my responsibilities, and my work was valued, and my questions were always answered.

10/10

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

The management team always makes that I get as much hands on experience as possible and in as many departments as possible.

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Schedule varies depending on the time of the year. When customers are around, it tends to be more busty.

5/10

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

A lot of responsibilities were given to me. As an R&D intern, the results of my research were used to describe our products.

5/10

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

All skills I learned are extremely valuable, and I will always use these in my future carriers.

5/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Very friendly office
everyone was always happy to help
very sociable and easy to fit into

10/10

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

very organized work placement
All projects were planned and reviewed

10/10

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

I always had training by a senior member of the office, as my projects are very delicate and requires focus and precision

10/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • National Travel
  • Above 25 days holiday
  • Healthcare/Dental
10/10

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

I would love an opportunity to work with this company again, as there is always new things to learn and apply

5/10

Social

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

Very good social side of the placement year. As we all lived very close, it was easy to maintain a social live along with work life

5/10

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

average costs
depending on what your taste was
I am relatively good with money saving, so that was never an issue.
We even organized a trip to Hungary with my friends/colleagues

5/10

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

Night life was catered to studetns,as there are two universities in Cardiff.

5/10

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

Always many opportunities for activates outside of work
Salsa
cinema
self-defense classes...

5/10