Structural And Dynamics Analysis Engineer at Cummins

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Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Daventry East Midlands
Review Date
Salary
£18,000 - £19,999
Roles
Mechanical Engineering

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8.3/10

The Role
9.2
Organisation
8.0

Socialising

7.2

The Role

Role Description

Using different modeling packages to simulate component behavior under different loads to ensure the product meets acceptance criteria and customer expectation

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

Your work as a placement student actually makes and impact, its not just a training exercise

9/10

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

Like friends

9/10

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

Provided with all the support required

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Depends on the project, overall it is well balanced

9/10

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

fully in charge of the project that is assigned to me

8/10

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

the soft skills I have learnt through this placement will probably assist me through the rest of my career

10/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

diverse and well balanced between professionalism and fun

9/10

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

10/10

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

8/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Sports and Social Club
  • Financial Bonus
  • Above 25 days holiday
  • Healthcare/Dental
5/10

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

60% of my department are ex placement students

8/10

Social

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

Cummins employ a large number of placement students, making it easy to find like minded indiviuals

9/10

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

coming from London, housing was 3 times cheaper.

9/10

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

not much happening

4/10

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

7/10

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