Intern Software Developer at Ghyston

Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
Bristol South West
Review Date
Salary
£20,000 - £21,999
Roles
Computer Science

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7.7/10

The Role
8.2
Organisation
8.4

Socialising

6.2

The Role

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

It was a very enjoyable experience, the work was challenging but interesting and it was a lovely place to work.

9/10

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

We all felt very welcomed and valued

9/10

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

we had weekly status chats with our line managers where we could raise any issues we had. There were always people around to help with any tech issues.

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

There was always something to do we were never wandering about the office looking for jobs, it was very well organised with different training activities and projects

9/10

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

The first 4 weeks were training and an internal project and after that I was working on a client project

7/10

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

It was a very good insight into working in a small tech company and I am sure the coding skills I picked up on the way will help me in my degree

5/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Very friendly

9/10

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

Very well organised, fit very nicely with term dates and we had plenty of training, there were almost always people around to help with any coding issues despite people going off on holiday

9/10

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

It was very clear that the interns mattered to the company, we had well organised and helpful training, mentoring and management.

8/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Working from home
7/10

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

From working here for a summer I would say very good, it's lovely that employee happiness seems to be such a priority

9/10

Social

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

Yes, there were many morale events, mostly pub trips but also a theatre trip and barbecues.

9/10

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

It's Bristol so not the cheapest but not as bad as London

6/10

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

Bristol has great nightlife

5/10

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

Yes, the company organised lots of events and anyone is free to organise their own

5/10