EID Finance Intern at GE (General Electric)

Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
London Greater London
Review Date
Salary
£18,000 - £19,999
Roles
Accountancy Financial Management

7.8/10

The Role
8.2
Organisation
9.6

Socialising

5.0

The Role

Role Description

Finance

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

I enjoyed the autonomy i was given throughout the year.

8/10

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

I felt i was an integral part of the team all year round.

10/10

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

I was given support when i reached out to look for it in times of need. However, I was expected to work continuously hard.

7/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Most days are busy with enough time to be lenient and not feel pushed.

9/10

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

For a placement student there was an incredibly large amount of responsibility.

10/10

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

My time management skills have improved drastically, as has my ability to work with SAP,Excell and other platforms.s

5/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

A productive non chalant atmosphere

10/10

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

The hiring process was long and hard, however once joining the scheme the placement itself is structured and well organised.

10/10

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

I had a one month one to one handover period to learn everything involved.

8/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised/Company Gym
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Above 25 days holiday
  • Healthcare/Dental
10/10

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

There are many options to continue employment at GE if you choose to join them.

10/10

Social

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

At other sites- yes - at my site no due to being a small out of the way site in West London.

3/10

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

Very high - London.

1/10

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

Very good - London.

10/10

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

At times - yes- we have played 5 a side football outside of work and had staff meetups.

6/10