Rating

3.9/5
  • The Role
    3.8
  • The Company
    3.8
  • The Culture
    4.0

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • The first 6 months were a bit slow, but the second 6 were brilliant

    4/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • Same as the earlier answer, I felt a lot more valued during my second 6 months as I was more involved

    4/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • 3/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • I had periods where I was a lot busier than others but generally I was pretty busy.

    4/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • Come the second stint of my placement I was producing my own reports that were reviewed and viewed by masses.

    5/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • I went on various training courses that helped me both improve in office and social life, and will definitely carry forward.

    4/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • There was always a good vibe, but when we needed to knuckle down with work we did.

    4/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • Was really well organised had no issues what so ever except for maybe the odd IT issue.

    5/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • I was put on a lot of different training courses and taken to events and felt like a lot of money was invested in me.

    5/5

  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • Company Parties/Events

    Above 25 days holiday

    3/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • Siemens were a brilliant company to work for, I would happily work for them in the future.

    4/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • Yea right in the heart of London so plenty to do with colleagues.

    4/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • London is expensive but my evening meals and accommodation were payed for, for me.

    4/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • I mean its london aha, so pretty good.

    4/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • Yea I played football with work and joined a gym as a couple of examples.

    4/5

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Placement Year (10 Months+)

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8th October 2019


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