PR and Communications Assistant at Nissan UK

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Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Rickmansworth Greater London
Review Date
Salary
£18,000 - £19,999
Roles
Public Relations

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8.1/10

The Role
10.0
Organisation
6.6

Socialising

7.2

The Role

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

I absolutely loved my placement at Nissan GB (Sales and Marketing). Not only did I get tones of responsibility, but they cared deeply about my development! I was also given amazing opportunities to improve myself and my skill set!

10/10

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

I was treated like a full-time employee which was reflected in the workload and responsibility I was given - it was great!

10/10

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

I had the most amazing manager ever!! She cared so much about my development and making me the best I could be, I felt very lucky and supported throughout the whole year.

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

I was always busy, the placement wasn't about making tea for the team but really getting stuck in to real work and projects.

10/10

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

I was given a HUGE amount of responsibility, being given tasks way above my pay grade in regards to the level 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?

I developed an immense amount during my year, not only from a work perspective but also from a personal perspective in regards to confidence and overall maturity! I never thought I would have been able to do half the things I ended up doing it was amazing!

10/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

The general atmosphere in the office, and especially in my team was always upbeat and fun!

5/10

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

The work placement was well organized with only minor problems!

5/10

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

The company invested in me so much - from booking me on training courses to ensuring I experienced (or was allowed to experience) any aspect of the company I wanted!

8/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Sports and Social Club
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Working from home
5/10

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

Very appealing - in fact I will be returning on the Nissan grad scheme in one year!

10/10

Social

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

Yes, it was great because there was only 10 of us we were a small group, which allowed me to get really close to everyone

8/10

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

The cost of living was ok, but obviously in the South everything is a lot more expensive. However, Nissan pay very well so it wasn't a huge problem in my year.

9/10

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

You have to travel into London really as Rickmansworth is a small and quiet town.

3/10

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

Yes, in fact I re-started the sports and social club during my year, so it was great!

9/10