HR Summer Intern at L'Oreal

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Internship (1-4 Months)
Ascot South West
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£20,000 - £21,999
Human Resources

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The Role



The Role

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

I thoroughly enjoyed my 3 month internship in the HR department at L'Oreal. I felt I was significantly utilised and my skill set used to its best ability.


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

All colleagues at L'Oreal are extremely welcoming and always there if you need advice or further help with a problem.


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

My manager was extremely supportive in guiding me throughout my internship. She gave me excellent feedback throughout.


4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

I was always working on a project throughout my time at L'Oreal. Therefore, was always occupied with work!


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

For an intern I was given a lot of responsibility. I was allowed the independence to use my own creative skills to pioneer my own projects!


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

The skill set gained from this internship will sit with me for life. I definitely feel more motivated to push through my degree and aim for the top of the top!


The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

The office is a friendly work space, fuelled by the hot seating plan. This enabled me to get to know more of my fellow colleagues.


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

Very organised, all my objectives were laid out for me before I even started and were constantly followed throughout!


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

To a very high extent! The training L'Oreal has to offer is incredible and allows one to get to know all areas of the business and build their own portfolio.


10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Company Parties/Events
  • Staff Sales/Staff Shop
  • Working from home
  • Travel loan

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

Very appealing. Would love to continue my career path here at L'Oreal!



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

100% All colleagues and fellow interns are always organising social events!


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

I travelled from home, so did not have a cost of living. However, socialising in London is always bound to be expensive.


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

Nightlife in Hammersmith is not amazing. However, there are so many other places close by!


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

Team building days were an amazing way to get involved in activities outside of work!