Software Engineer Intern at J.P. Morgan

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
Glasgow Scotland
Review Date
Salary
£30,000+
Roles
Computer Science Information Technology

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8.1/10

The Role
7.2
Organisation
8.2

Socialising

9.2

The Role

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

Thoroughly enjoyed my internship, I was made to feel welcome, a large amount of resources were provided to me to help me learn more about the company, and I got to enjoy some very fun socials.

10/10

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

My colleagues were very busy most of the time I was working there however they still set aside time to help me and answer my questions when needed.

8/10

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

While my supervisor was often busy he still put in the effort to answer my questions when necessary, campus recruitment was also readily available to answer any other questions I had.

8/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Although the project I was given didn't occupy a lot of my time, I was given the opportunity to also help other team members and learn about things on my own which helped occupy my time.

6/10

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

Not a huge amount, the project I was given was fairly small and I didn't feel it was particularly valuable to the team's work.

3/10

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

My time here provided me with valuable work experience as I have never worked in a professional software development environment before.

8/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Fairly quiet however my colleagues were all quite friendly and easy to chat to.

7/10

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

A lot of effort has gone into organizing interesting events and support for interns here.

10/10

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

I was provided with very good quality learning resources and was allowed to also attend interesting seminars and lectures which the company organized.

8/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Financial Bonus
  • Company Parties/Events
7/10

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

Have yet to receive confirmation of a future position on the graduate scheme however I feel that in future if I applied for a different position my chances are fairly good of acquiring it.

9/10

Social

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

Became good personal friends with some of the interns here.

10/10

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

Cost of living in Glasgow is very good, the centre has some expensive places but overall it's very good

9/10

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

Central Glasgow has some very good restaurants, bars and nightclubs.

10/10

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

There were a number of events that were organized which we could also attend outside of work hours, Ignite for example was a company society which organized talks and socials for people interested in particular business areas.

8/10

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