• The Role
  • The Company
  • The Culture

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • Kantar is a great place to start your career, with a wide range of industries and categories to work in - from Fashion to Fish.


  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • I felt very valued by colleagues, not once during the year did I feel like a placement student.


  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • I had multiple managers throughout the year, some were more supportive than others, but on reflection, it really is up to you to ask for help. When you do, the support is definitely there.


  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • very, very busy (if you volunteer for everything)


  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • I had my own clients (with contracts worth roughly 1/2m), weekly client onsites, presentations to CEOs and board members and sold projects.


  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • We're going to find out this year if my degree will benefit.. I'm definitely glad I did this placement and I'm sure it will pay off


    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • there's always a social or some kinda activity going on


  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • Very well. There could have been more support earlier on, but it picked up after a few months.


  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • They were always happy to say yes to any additional things I wanted to do.


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

    Sports and Social Club

    National Travel

    Financial Bonus

    Company Parties/Events

    Working from home


    Travel loan


  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • I'm probably going to accept the graduate role offered.


    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • Yeah there was 12 of us that used to go out atleast monthly.


  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • It's hanger lane, there's NOTHING around here. Make sure you consider that before joining.


  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • It's hanger lane, there's NOTHING around here. Make sure you consider that before joining.


  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • pretty much one a week, plus all the normal sports clubs


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Placement Year (10 Months+)

Management Consultancy, Market Research

28th August 2019

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