Project Controls Engineer at Siemens

Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
London
Review Date
Roles
Telecommunications

3.9/5

The Role
3.8
The Company
3.8
The Culture
4

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