Rating

4.3/5
  • The Role
    4.6
  • The Company
    4.3
  • The Culture
    3.9

Role Description

Manage the drainage asset on railway throughout the region.

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • I would say I have enjoyed my placement quiet a lot because I felt welcomed since the first day of work and plus I have gained new knowledge and experience which I could use at university and when I start my career.

    5/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • I believe they value me quiet well because I engage with my colleagues in some of the project and I socialise with them such as going out for a meal.

    4/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • I believe my management has given me a lot of support during my placement and great amount of advice that will help me in university and in my career.

    5/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • I was quiet busy on daily basis as I not only had to complete certain projects but a lot carry out my day to day work as well. On top of that I had to visit quiet a lot of sites so this made my work more busy.

    5/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • I believe I was given the right amount of work for me to gain experience and knowledge and to understand how the railway industry work. Furthermore, I believe I was given the right amount of work to understand the management side of working in a construction industry.

    5/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • I believe it will help a lot with my degree.

    5/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • The general atmosphere in the office I would say very friendly and welcoming.

    5/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • I think it was well organised as I was given everything I needed for my placement since the first day.

    5/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • I think they has invested in me some sense but because I am year industry student I don't believe they have invested in me as much as they invest on gradate students.

    4/5

  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • Flexi Time

    Company Car

    Staff Sales/Staff Shop

    Above 25 days holiday

    Working from home

    4/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • I think the employment prospect with the organisation is quiet impressive and I believe if I do get a chance to come again to the organisation I would defiantly would say yes.

    5/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • Yes there was, other placement students and I had quiet good relationship so on that I have made a good friend that I will continue after my placement.

    5/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • The cost of living was quiet expensive from my point of view and I believe that's the one bad side of the organisation that the placement students don't get paid enough to have a balanced social life.

    3/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • I quiet don't know about that.

    3/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • Yes I did get involved, played cricket with different team within the organisation and played football within my team.

    5/5

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Details

Placement Year (10 Months+)

23rd August 2019


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