Investigating field conditions of new hardware designs as well as new failure modes.
1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
Great placement! GE Aviation Wales offers plenty of hands-on experience with strip, repair, assembly and test of jet engine. Students can develop an in-depth understanding of component failure modes, stress modes and hardware system interaction. Moreover, the work environment is composed of technicians, engineers, managers and designers which allows you to build and develop your soft skills greatly as well.
2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
Plenty of responsibility are given by working in a wide variety of projects. If you keep a passionate and curious attitude, there is a great opportunity to take on projects on your own, develop you network and build your technical and organisation skills.
6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
10. What were the perks on your work placement?
There were no perks with
this Placement Year
11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?