Software Developer at FDM Group

Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Leeds Yorkshire and Humberside
Review Date
Salary
£16,000 - £17,999
Roles
Computer and Systems Engineering Computer Science Graphic Design Information Technology

6.7/10

The Role
9.3
Organisation
5.0

Socialising

5.0

The Role

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

The 12 month placement at FDM Group was a thoroughly amazing experience. It has given me a lot of experience and gave an excellent overview of the industry.

9/10

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

I felt that I was valued as much as everybody else in the team and the overall communication was great.

9/10

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

The support given by my supervisor was one of the best parts of the placement year. With given guidance I have attained a lot of new skills and marginally improved the ones I already had.

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

I had experienced a bit of everything: from day to day coding tasks to big meeting planning sessions.

9/10

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

I feel that I was given a lot of responsibility since I have been able to work on the main project that my team was developing.

9/10

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

The skills I have gained, especially the soft/professional skills, have given me the ability to look into the future with confidence and helped me to better understand the inner workings of the industry.

10/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

5/10

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

5/10

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

5/10

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?

5/10

Social

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

5/10

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

5/10

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

5/10

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

5/10