• The Role
  • The Company
  • The Culture

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • I have really enjoyed my internship, it has been an extremely rewarding experience. My team were so welcoming and helpful from day 1 and got me involved in a huge range of work. I have learnt so much and have gained many skills that will be very useful for my future career.


  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • I felt very valued by my colleagues, they gave me a lot of responsibility in the work that I was doing and gave really helpful feedback. Every person in the team made me feel so welcome, everyone was very approachable which made it easy to ask questions if I ever needed to.


  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • I have been given great support throughout, my line manager and buddy made so much effort to get me involved in all services within the team and as a non-cog they have taught me so much along the way. The Early Careers team have also been very helpful throughout the whole process straight from the time that you apply.


  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • I have been really busy over the six weeks, there haven’t been any moments where I’ve felt bored or didn’t have something to do (but I didn’t feel too over loaded). When I was finished with tasks I felt able to ask the team if anyone wanted a hand with anything and they’d always be keen to get me involved.


  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • I feel like I was given a lot of responsibility. Consisting of helping to write valuations reports, writing market commentaries, doing demographic analysis and creating marketing brochures etc. I wasn't ever doing dull admin jobs, instead I was actively involved in my teams projects.


  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • The knowledge and skills that I have developed on this internship have been invaluable, especially coming from a non-cog background, and will be very useful as I move forward and pursue my career in real estate.


    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • Great. Everyone was so friendly and helpful. The office had a very nice feel to it as everyone works very hard but it doesn't feel too intense.


  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • The internship was set up very well. During the 6 weeks alongisde work we had internal training, for example a session on presentation skills which was very useful. There was also a very good structure to the application process.


  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • 5/5

  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • Sports and Social Club


  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • Very appealing, I will definitely be applying for the grad scheme. After sepaking to people currently on the scheme it sounds like it is organised very well, and the grads seem to have a really good group realtionship.


    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • Yes, spent most lunch times with the other interns. We also met up a few times after work.


  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • 3/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • Lots of good pubs and bars.


  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • There were orgnaised events run by HR for interns and grads which were a great opportunity to talk to them about their experience. My team got me involved in lunches and events. There were also sports events and end of year parties.


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Internship (1-4 Months)

Property/Real Estate

Central London and City

9th August 2019

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