Sotware Engineer Intern at Schlumberger

Duration
Placement (5-9 Months)
Region
Abingdon North West
Review Date
Salary
£22,000 - £23,999
Roles
Computer and Systems Engineering

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6.8/10

The Role
7.5
Organisation
7.0

Socialising

5.5

The Role

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

I enjoyed it, I learned a lot. People were great.

7/10

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

My colleagues were nice, always ready to help and give me some piece of advice. We could discuss easily, at lunch for example.

7/10

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

I was able to describe my situation in regular team meetings, and also where I was heading. During these meetings, my manager was able to redirect me, or unlock some situation for me.

8/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

I had often a good balance, but sometimes I was a bit bored, either because I had to wait for something like downloading, compiling, etc., or because it didn't know what to do next.

7/10

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

I was giving some choices about what I was working on. I also had some autonomy. And my ideas were wanted.

8/10

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

I learned a lot in different fields : pure software development, but also GPU, how to handle a large codebase...
So mostly experience.

8/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

It was quite serious during the day, but people liked to have a good time during lunch break.

7/10

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

8/10

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

5/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Sports and Social Club
  • Company Parties/Events
7/10

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

8/10

Social

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

9/10

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

4/10

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

3/10

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

6/10