AI Planning Engineer at Schlumberger

Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
London
Review Date
Roles
Computer Science Information Technology

3.4/5

The Role
4.3
The Company
3.3
The Culture
2.4

Role Description

Assisting in building tooling surrounding AI Planning-driven oil drilling equipment.

The Role

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

Very much enjoyed the technical learnings. Could have done with more intern socials.
4 /5

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

Felt as though my work was appreciated, encouraged and given credit.
4 /5

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

Perfect level of supervision.
5 /5

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

There was always more to do and more to learn.
4 /5

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

I feel I was given a very reasonable and personalised amount of responsibility (based on my skillset and qualifications).
5 /5

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

Currently exploring different career paths. I do however strongly believe that my improved time management, interpersonal skills and work ethic will prove very useful.
5 /5

The Company

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

My team was not based in the same office as me. I was still able to interact with some other colleagues in different departments.
3 /5

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

Well organised
4 /5

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

The firm organised an intern day discussing our future prospects.
4 /5

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Working from home
3 /5

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

Currently exploring different career paths, but would love to rejoin if I return to tech!
4 /5

The Culture

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

Did not get to interact with many interns.
2 /5

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

Standard London prices
3 /5

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

Didn't explore it. But I highly doubt Gatwick Airport has a buzzing nightlife scene.
2 /5

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

Spent a few days in Cambridge with my team; was very fun. Intern day involved some fun out-of-work activities as well.
3 /5