Rating

3.4/5
  • The Role
    4.7
  • The Company
    2.5
  • The Culture
    2.5

    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.

    5/5

  • 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.

    5/5

  • 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.

    5/5

  • 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.

    5/5

  • 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.

    5/5

  • 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.

    5/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • 3/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • 3/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • 3/5

  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • 3/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • 3/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • 3/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • 3/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • 3/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • 3/5

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Details

Placement Year (10 Months+)

Computer and Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Graphic Design, Information Technology

9th July 2019


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