business analyst at MSD

Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
HODDESDON Greater London
Review Date
Salary
£18,000 - £19,999
Roles
Accountancy Business Analytics Business Management

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5.4/10

The Role
5.0
Organisation
6.2

Socialising

5.0

The Role

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

It was a great experience. I've never had a job before so this thought me the value of money and accountability for projects.

5/10

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

I felt very valued. I had colleagues I could turn to whenever I needed them and no question was a stupid one.

5/10

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

My manager was supportive, he made himself available for as many catch ups as I needed and encouraged me to join multiple networking groups to help me gain self confidence.

5/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Very busy! It was never a dull moment!

5/10

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

5/10

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

I was given some responsibility. I didn't have as much as other students but I had enough for what I could handle.

5/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

The atmosphere was good, very relaxed.

6/10

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

The placement was well organised. the early talent team were helpful and supportive throughout my year. There was a good balance between the students and leadership on how the year should be ran.

5/10

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

the company invests heavily in employee personal development. It was evident to see this.

5/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised/Company Gym
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Working from home
5/10

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

Very appealing as I'm keen to get into the pharmacuetical industry.

10/10

Social

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

It was okay. the students didn't mix as much as I had thought but the group I lived with were very social so we kept to ourselves.

5/10

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

Affordable. We wer eoutside of london so it wasn't too pricey but definitely more than social bars at uni!

5/10

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

It wasn't that lively, but I'm only into pubs so it suited me.

5/10

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

Yes, but I chose not to as I like to stick with my group of friends.

5/10