Associate Clinical Data Scientist at GSK

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

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8.3/10

The Role
9.2
Organisation
8.0

Socialising

7.5

The Role

Role Description

Data Management. Ensuring data quality in clinical trials by setting up the data collection tools and interrogating the data through checks.

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

I really enjoyed my placement year at GSK. It was very insightful to see all the different jobs inside the pharmaceutical industry and I really developed a lot of skills.

10/10

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

I really felt like part of the team. I was treated like an equal all the time which made me feel really included.

10/10

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

I received extensive training on my role and my manager was always willing to answer my questions. The other colleagues in the department were also always willing to help.

8/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

I was very busy on a daily basis which made me very happy as I felt I was making the most of my year.

10/10

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

I was given a lot of responsibility during my placement which allowed me to learn a lot and for which I am really grateful for.

10/10

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

An office based role allows you to develop your soft skills a lot (communication, time management etc.) which will be extremely useful at university.

7/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

The atmosphere at my office was good. We hosted development days, talks and site events which were really interesting!

8/10

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

The placement was very well organised. I started by training and learning about the role and I progressively was given more responsibility as my knowledge increased.

9/10

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

GSK really invested in my training and personal development. Both the company and my manager really encouraged me to take part in development days to improve my soft skills and learn about other sides of the company.

9/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Subsidised/Company Gym
  • Staff Sales/Staff Shop
  • Working from home
6/10

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

Future employment prospects are looking really good at the moment. They help you to apply internally to the graduate scheme. Previous IP students have also been hired back.

8/10

Social

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

The students were constantly organising socials and my colleagues did also occasionally organise socials.

8/10

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

The exact area of the office was not very good for socialising. However it is really near to central London which means socialising has been really good.

7/10

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

Again, the exact area of my office did not have a very good nightlife but London which is really near by certainly does.

7/10

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

There are opportunities to get involved in a lot of volunteering as well as sports.

8/10

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