Projects& Energy at Tata Steel

Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Newport Wales
Review Date
Salary
£16,000 - £17,999
Roles
Electronic and Electrical Engineering Electronics Energy

7.7/10

The Role
9.0
Organisation
7.2

Socialising

6.5

The Role

Role Description

Improve the Energy Monitoring System

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

It was a great place to test and develop my abilities and knowledge while being productive.

9/10

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

I had all support I needed to dive deeper into challenges and all space required to develop things and ideas on my own.

7/10

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

Every time I had questions and/or was stuck, I would have appropriate guidance to help me get back on track.

9/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

I have had a great balance of work and fun in the company.

10/10

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

I have been given space to design and schedule my own project on increasing energy sub metering

9/10

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

Valuable skills learnt, that will help me get higher grades and better career opportunities

10/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Quiet enough to get on with work easily but also lively and pleasant

9/10

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

The placement had a clear goal but it was flexible on the way to achieve it.

7/10

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

They invested on me to provide a decent solution on energy sub metering

8/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • There were no perks with this Placement Year
5/10

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

There is a fair opportunity to get an offer for permanent employment

7/10

Social

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

All social interactions with fellow placement students and young colleagues were very pleasant. People were very open to interact and share experiences

8/10

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

It is easy to manage save money each month while live and socialize

6/10

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

Not many nightclubs

5/10

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

Meetings and socials were organized by individuals or from higher management offering opportunities to socialize

7/10