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Rating

3.1/5
  • The Role
    3.1
  • The Company
    2.4
  • The Culture
    3.9

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • I enjoyed to develop my skills in the F&B department and to improve and develop myself.

    3/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • Very much! They gave me a training in the begining and explain a lot. They helped me if I had a question or if I didn't know something.

    5/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • My mentor in the hotel helped me a lot to make my assignments of school. My supervisors helped me to work in the F&B and gave many advice.

    4/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • It depenced each day of course because it is a hotel. But normally it was a good balance of working hard and working less.

    4/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • Not a lot because I was a trainee. I thought that was unfortunate. If I had been given more responsibility I had to learn more and I like that.

    1/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • I developed a lot of skills and I am proud of that. I can use that hole my life. But I would like to had more training during my internship to learn more. Because I had only 2 trainings.

    4/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • Mostly of the time they were very serious but sometimes there was time for a joke.

    2/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • For school, we had to made a lot of assignments and they helped me with that. But the hotel didn't made a trainings plan for me and I worked 6 months a lot on the same place in the F&B so I didn't had many variaton.

    2/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • To develop my F&B skills and myself.

    4/5

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

    Subsidised Canteen

    Company Parties/Events

    Staff Sales/Staff Shop

    3/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • I think I don't want to work in the abroad in the future and this was only for 6 months as a trainee.

    2/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • Yes, there were 4 other students in the hotel in the F&B department and the colleagues were very nice to us. We also were a part of the team.

    5/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • It was expensive to hire an appartment because it was in the city centre.

    2/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • Awesome! There were a lot of differents pubs and clubs to have a great night.

    5/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • Yes there were a lot of opportunities if you wanted.

    4/5

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Details

Placement (5-9 Months)

Republic of Ireland

2nd March 2012


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