Deodorants requirements planner at Unilever

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Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Leatherhead Central London and City
Review Date
Salary
£20,000 - £21,999
Roles
Business Analytics Business Management Consumer Products/FMCG

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6.5/10

The Role
8.2
Organisation
6.0

Socialising

4.8

The Role

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

It was a great company to work for with all the perks and other great employees. However, the job itself wasn't the most exciting and could be very repetitive.

6/10

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

The work culture is great and so are your fellow employees.

10/10

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

My manager was great.

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

This depends on how operational the role you are delegated is. Some jobs require lots of constant work for many hours, others are much more relaxed.

7/10

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

You get a very decent amount of responsibility very early on which forces your to learn quickly.

8/10

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

One specific example I would give is my excel skills went from basic to very advanced during this placement, a skill I will have for life.

8/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

The days vary but its usually pretty good.

7/10

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

It was organised ok.

6/10

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

You get trained initially to do your role very briefly, after that its down to you to learn.

5/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Subsidised/Company Gym
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Working from home
5/10

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

Its very competitive to continue on from the placement, but there is lots of room for progression if you do make it into the company full time.

7/10

Social

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

It wasn't bad.

6/10

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

I lived it quite an expensive area due to the location of the office in London.

5/10

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

Nightlife in the surrounding area around the office was non-existent, we always headed further into London.

2/10

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

There is football/netball teams etc.

6/10