Food intern at Tesco

Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
Welwyn Garden City Greater London
Review Date
Salary
£18,000 - £19,999
Roles
Advertising

9.3/10

The Role
10.0
Organisation
9.8

Socialising

7.8

The Role

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

It has been a very insightful experience, with a wider array of opportunities within different parts of the business.

10/10

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

Everyone in my team was very welcoming and supportive.

10/10

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

Start of the placement I was able to spend a lot of time with my manger who was always very supportive and understanding. As time progressed my level of autonomy increased. This really helped with my overall development

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

The workload was quite steady throughout the placement, some days busier than others. During the quieter days it’s important to set up meetings with different work colleagues so that you gain a better understanding of the business and different functions.

10/10

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

Form the start of the internship I was given a full level of responsibility.

10/10

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

N/a

10/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

The collective atmosphere of the office was great! Everyone had a lot of fun.

9/10

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

It was set up very well. I always had a lot to do and a lot to get involved in.

10/10

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

I was provided with a lot of training and days out which helped with my personal development

10/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Working from home
10/10

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

Very, I managed to get on the graduate scheme

10/10

Social

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

Great

10/10

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

I lived in Finsbury Park so quite expensive

10/10

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

Awful

1/10

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

Yes all of the interns were very social

10/10