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Rating

1.2/5
  • The Role
    0.8
  • The Company
    0.8
  • The Culture
    2.4

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • Not very much so i left after 1 month

    1/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • We were not valued at all, interns came and left regularly

    1/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • Not support just instructions which were place, measure grain line, and cut

    1/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • Sometimes we would be standing around as there were too many interns then suddenly when it hits close to 8pm ( we start at 9 every day) there would be work and we'd have to stay til late. i had to stay til 3:30am and 5:30am in the lead up to fashion week. horrible

    2/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • None just cutting

    1/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • None

    1/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • everyone was really friendly and the people who worked there were lovely but the studio leader was just unreasonable when it came to working ethical hours

    2/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • not organised in terms of helping interns to learn or benefit in any way

    1/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • they don't invest in interns we were slaves. no perks.

    1/5

  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • 1/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • not one ever got offered a job when i was there, some people had been there for over 6 months

    1/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • I think we all bonded together because we hated being there so much... many interns like myself were not from London and we couldn't go out at all since we worked 9 til 11 most of the time so they became like our family

    4/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • 30 pounds a month with public transport on the tube and we had to pay for our food. They did not pay any expenses

    1/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • Great, lots of things to do and cool bars etc in Shoreditch which is closeby

    4/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • none

    1/5

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Internship (1-4 Months)

North East

March 2012


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