Rating

4.4/5
  • The Role
    4.8
  • The Company
    4.1
  • The Culture
    4.4

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • I really enjoyed my time at Air Products. I have definitely learnt many different aspects of engineering which I can take into my final year of uni.

    5/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • My work colleagues were great to work with. They really appreciated the time and effort I put into many different projects. This allowed me to develop a really good relationship with them.

    5/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • Support was brilliant throughout the year. There were situations were I really struggled to understand some things and processes. Anytime this occurred, I was able to go to my supervisor and ask for help which I was really grateful for.

    5/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • Due to me being working in Operations, some days were very busy and some were quiet. This is very normal within this department. Most of the time I had a lot to do.

    4/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • I was given huge responsibility throught the year. Not so much during the first few weeks. Although when I developed the responsibility increased.

    5/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • As I stated in one of the questions before. I feel like I have learnt many different aspects of engineering. I study mechanical engineering but throught out the year I did lots of work in process engineering therefore, expanding my experience.

    5/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • General atmosphere was very relaxed which I prefer. There was a lot of banter too which was good as it made the days easier and more enjoyable.

    5/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • On my first days I was given my goals which I was expected to complete throughout the year.

    4/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • Air Products put me through many different training courses. They also gave many different opportunities to travel to other plants to visit or do work.

    3/5

  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • Flexi Time

    National Travel

    Company Parties/Events

    Above 25 days holiday

    4/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • Future employment is very appealing as the grad scheme with Air Products is really successful.

    5/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • Although I was the only placement student in my department, the other guys were very sociable.

    5/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • Hull is very cheap to live.

    5/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • Nightlife in Hull quite decent.

    5/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • We did many different things like go karting, football tournaments and night out.

    4/5

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Details

Placement Year (10 Months+)

Chemical Engineering, Computer and Systems Engineering, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

Yorkshire and Humberside

22nd July 2019


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