PMO Analyst at IBM

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Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
london Central London and City
Review Date
Salary
£18,000 - £19,999
Roles
Administration/Secretarial Financial Management Information Technology

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7.7/10

The Role
8.2
Organisation
7.4

Socialising

7.5

The Role

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

It has been an enjoyable year - although the work has sometimes been tough, I have had a great opportunity to learn and have gained a vast amount of experience.

8/10

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

A lot of the work that I have done has been complemented, and although it sometimes isn't the most stimulating work (It is project management...), it is often highly critical that it gets done on time and to a high standard

9/10

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

The vast majority of people that I have worked with have given me good support, especially my Task Manager

8/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Due to the nature of the role, there have been times where I have been very quiet or very busy, however - as a whole - there has been a fair balance.

6/10

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

Often a lot of the roles that I have needed to do have been very time critical to the project, with a lot of responsibility attached

8/10

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

I have learnt a lot this year - from time and people management through to advanced excel. Im sure a lot of it will come in handy in the future

10/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Everyone in the office tended to be friendly and helpful - although we were all quite busy!

7/10

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

Very well set-up. Good opportunity for growth and a Jost of people that you can talk to if you need help or support

9/10

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

There has been not only a lot of online training - encouraging 40 hours of education a year - but there have also been some face to face opportunities.

8/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised/Company Gym
  • International Travel
  • Financial Bonus
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Working from home
5/10

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

As a normal intern, there is a Grad Scheme for after their final year of uni. However, as a pre-university intern, nothing has been mentioned regarding this

8/10

Social

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

Amongst the interns, there is a good social scene and community. We often go out together after work, and there is a meeting between us every quarter, where we often participate in fun activities such a Go-Ape, for team building.

8/10

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

It is London...

4/10

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

Its London...

8/10

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

Lots of opportunities outside of usual work - from helping with assessment centres and recruiting to coding lessons

10/10

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