Summer Scheme Placement at Savills

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Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)
Grimsby West Midlands
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Less than £ 10,000

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Role Description

I was helping the Estate Management team at the Lincoln office with lots of different projects.

1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?

Felt very safe in the office
very welcoming office


2. To what extent did you feel valued during your time at the company or firm?

I was given lots of varied jobs and every job I did I got appreciative feedback


3. How much guidance/support did you receive during the insight?

lots of guidance always asked questions if I was stuck on the something and never felt I couldn't ask anyone anything.


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

My telephone skills got much better, much more confident speaking to people on the phone which will help in the future. Learnt a lot more about Estate Management which is a key module in my last year of university.


The Organisation

5. How well structured was the insight?

Was very well done, everyone tried to get me involved in different jobs which gave me lots to do in the office. Having the project was really helpful because when you had a spare half an hour it was good time filler.


6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?

everyone was so friendly to me never felt out of place or intermediated by any of my colleagues.


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

we had webinars which were really helpful explaining each service with in Savills.


8. To what extent did the insight help you to understand what it would be like to have a full time role with the company or firm?

had a really helpful conversations with the graduates about there roles and made me really want a position.


9. How much did the insight help you in understanding the company culture?

a very open culture people are very honest with others to make the office work efficiently.


10. How valuable was the content in helping you to decide on your future career path?

very useful in finding the bits I don't wont to specialise in.


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11. Were you paid or reimbursed adequately for this experience?

I was paid which was a great extra

12. Were there opportunities for networking and meeting other employees of the company or firm?

Yes there were, we had a few company lunches and office meetings.


13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?

everyone has been very easy to talk to


14. Did you find out about activities that employees can get involved in outside of work?

yes/no there are not any with in the Lincoln office


15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?

Yes an amazing experience