7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
My client office was fairly fun but also quite serious with a focus on hard work and delivery activities.
8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
The overall work placement was very well set up, with significant support networks and opportunities to socialise.
9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
There was a great emphasis on personal training and development, through the IBM training portal online as well as learning from more experienced colleagues.
10. What were the perks on your work placement?
Above 25 days holiday
Working from home
11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
Future employement prospects are very appealing for myself. Personally working in a position relatively similar and in close proximity to grads, the work they do and the culture of IBM is very exciting.
12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
Whilst I was based on client-side and therefore not with many early professionals, there were strong social bonds with perhaps not as many opportunities to socialise as one may like.
13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
The cost of living and socialising where I worked was quite low.
14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
The nightlife in the area I worked was not very prevalent.
15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
Yes there were many opportunties to get involved in work which was outside the daily job which involved getting to know and work with other interns outside of my team to develop solutions.
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