Software Engineering Intern at Autodesk

Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
Birmingham Europe
Review Date
Salary
£16,000 - £17,999
Roles
Information Technology

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5.7/10

The Role
6.3
Organisation
4.8

Socialising

5.8

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.

7/10

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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.

8/10

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.

8/10

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.

5/10

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.

5/10

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.

5/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

The general atmosphere was really good and people were friendly.

6/10

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.

4/10

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.

5/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
4/10

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

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

5/10

Social

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.

5/10

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.

7/10

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.

5/10

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.

6/10

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