Technology Industrial Placement at Fidelity International

Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Kingswood Central London and City
Review Date
Salary
£30,000+
Roles
Information Technology

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7.3/10

The Role
7.8
Organisation
7.0

Socialising

6.8

The Role

Role Description

Responsible for detection and response to cyber threats, attacks and events. Minimise the impact of a cyber attack through early detection and response. Monitor and respond to outputs from a variety of security tools used to detect malware and other security related incidents.

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

I am really enjoying my work placement with Fidelity.
The environment, culture and employees make it an interesting place to work in.
Also, the given responsibilities makes me motivated and always pushing me to give my full potential.

8/10

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

I feel valued by my colleagues by showing me interest of my opinions and ideas as well as getting their support when needed.

7/10

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

I got a really good support and guidance by my manager and colleagues as well.

8/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Busy more often.
The responsibilities and tasks which were given to me so far made my days busy and challenging.
But that doesn't mean that I couldn't do any additional activities not related to my role.

8/10

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

On the early days, not too much. But since I improved myself and asked for additional responsibilities, a lot of responsibilities were given to me, which I've learnt a lot from them and made me better.

7/10

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

I believe the knowledge and experience that I've earned so far will help me a lot in my career.

9/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Great, supportive and enjoyable.

8/10

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

Well organised.

7/10

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

So far, I got one high-valued training course from my employer.
Also, they provided me with internal resources for learning and development.

7/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Financial Bonus
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Above 25 days holiday
  • Working from home
  • Healthcare/Dental
7/10

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

I am still during the placement year, so not sure yet.
But, I believe that I will get a job with them.

6/10

Social

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

Yeah, there were several social scenes.

8/10

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

Not expensive and affordable compared to the Central of London.

8/10

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

I am afraid there was no nightlife.

3/10

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

Yeah, there were several opportunities to get involved with charity and social activities .

8/10

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