Rating

4.2/5
  • The Role
    4.4
  • The Company
    3.9
  • The Culture
    4.1

Role Description

Quantity Surveyor within the Housing and Regeneration Sector

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • Loved it, the work was good, people very accommodating and also very supportive. I was challenged and also learnt a great deal.

    5/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • I felt incredibly valued, they trusted me with important parts of work and did not miss me out on any of the social events either.

    5/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • My manager (s) would always test my knowledge which was sometimes hard, but rewarding as well! They would make me do presentations on what I had learnt which would also help my presentation skills.

    5/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • Some days were busier than others, however that is the nature of the construction industry, especially within consultancy. Other days were so busy, it was a nice balance.

    4/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • A great amount, but I always felt like I could ask someone for support/help, which was really good.

    5/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • The modules in my final year are centered around what I have learnt during my placement, so that will help a great amount. As well as this, there is a lot of information available to help me in my final year of studies.

    4/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • Really good, the place is generally busy but I felt very comfortable straight away, with people being friendly and helpful. However, it was hard working as well.

    4/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • Well organised, where there would be quarterly placement sessions centered around our development, which was good.

    5/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • A great amount to be honest, the company would show Events and development sessions I could attend, to improve my knowledge around certain areas.

    4/5

  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • Sports and Social Club

    3/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • Very appealing, I would love to return and they are happy to accommodate for me.

    5/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • Not so amongst the placement students, but definitely for my colleagues and I.

    5/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • Central London is expensive.

    3/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • Central London is class.

    5/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • There is a dining club which I never took part in, as well as a golf day

    5/5

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Details

Placement Year (10 Months+)

Construction/Trades

25th April 2019


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