Software Engineering Intern at Autodesk

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
Birmingham
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2.8/5

The Role
3.2
The Company
2.4
The Culture
2.9

The Role

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

I enjoyed working at Autodesk. The team I was placed with was really helpful and they always tried to give me work I would enjoy doing.
4 /5

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

My colleagues were really helpful and the environment was really nice as a whole.
4 /5

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

I have received help form my supervisor every time I have needed it.
4 /5

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

I had something to do most of the time, but would have liked to have been given a bit more work.
3 /5

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

I felt like I was a real part of the team with real responsibility - not too much, but not too little.
3 /5

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

The internship and training did improve my knowledge about OOP and C++, so I believe it would be helpful in the future.
3 /5

The Company

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

The general atmosphere was really good and people were friendly.
3 /5

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

It was very well organised, but there were some small problems in the beginning - I guess even well organised internships cannot be perfect.
2 /5

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

There was a two week training course at the beginning, which was useful and felt like a big investment. Afterwards, while I was part of a team, my colleagues regularly helped me when I needed it.
3 /5

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • There were no perks with this Internship
2 /5

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

I enjoyed working there, but didn't really like staying in Birmingham that much.
3 /5

The Culture

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

There were a lot of other interns and graduate students, who started recently, so there was a good social scene.
3 /5

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

The cost of living and socialising in Birmingham wasn't too bad.
4 /5

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

I didn't really go out that much, but the few times I did, it was pretty decent.
3 /5

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

There were groups of people that gathered together to go out after work or play football, so I would say so.
3 /5