Intern - Valuation and Advisory at Cushman & Wakefield

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
London
Review Date
Roles
Surveying
Cushman & Wakefield is a Top Employer

3.8/5

The Role
4
The Company
4.2
The Culture
3.1

Role Description

I was intern in the Valuation and Advisory - Business Space team.

The Role

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

I enjoyed every minute of the internship. not only was it really enjoyable but extremely informative about all aspects of a future career as a Surveyor
5 /5

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

I was given responsibilities from Day One, unlike other work experience I've done which I've often felt unvalued
4 /5

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

My line manager and 'buddy' were always around to answer my questions, no matter how trivial they seemed. The entire team were also extremely helpful
4 /5

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

I was given a large amount of work so that I was never left without anything to do. This is extremely helpful as an intern.
5 /5

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

I was given responsibilities from Day One, unlike other work experience I've done which I've often felt unvalued
3 /5

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

The training and subsequent skills which I developed will be extremely useful for my Real Estate degree as well as my future career as a surveyor.
5 /5

The Company

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Everyone was extremely friendly and welcoming, which really makes a difference as an intern, starting a new job.
5 /5

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

Jess, Head of Early Careers Recruitment, set up an extremely well organised 6 week program. This was a combination of lectures, workshops and other fun out-of-work activities.
4 /5

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

In terms of personal development and training, the firm spent a lot of time and effort providing me with an insight into the company and what a career in Real Estate will entail.
4 /5

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • There were no perks with this Internship
4 /5

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

I would love to one day work at Cushman and Wakefield, and to one day benefit from such a lovely workplace environment.
5 /5

The Culture

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

Yes, I spent lots of time with the fellow interns and other graduates.
4 /5

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

Really expensive in Central London
1 /5

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

Adequate.
3 /5

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

Yes there were numerous post-work activities every week, not just for interns, but company-wide.
5 /5