Training Media Placement Student at ASM Assembly Systems

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Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Weymouth
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Roles
Media

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4/5

The Role
3.9
The Company
3.6
The Culture
4.6

The Role

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

I enjoyed my placement at ASM for many different reasons; I feel like I have learnt such valuable skills and knowledge of how a big company operates, I was welcomed into such friendly working environment, the atmosphere was relaxed and so therefore allowed me to gain confidence in voicing myself.
5 /5

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

There was a constant stream of work which really made me feel like a valued and important member of the team.
4 /5

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

My manager ensured I always understood the tasks I was set, and always welcomed questions no matter how obvious the answer may have seemed to them.
5 /5

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

A constant stream of work, yet not an overwhelming amount of pressure.
4 /5

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

My role does not require too much responsibility as I work as part of team.
3 /5

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

I have learnt how to conduct myself in a work environment, and my confidence has increased as I have overcome fears that I have never faced before. Seeing the way that professionals in the industry carry out tasks has given me new methods and skills that I can take on with me in the future.
5 /5

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The Company

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

The perfect mix of relaxed and friendly but yet still hardworking and calm.
5 /5

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

My progress and workload has always been recorded in an excel file so I knew what the estimated deadlines were and what to work on next.
5 /5

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

I have been developing my skill set since the first day.
3 /5

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Sports and Social Club
  • Subsidised/Company Gym
  • Financial Bonus
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Working from home
3 /5

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

Any future employment prospects are quite appealing for me as I enjoy my time in the company and the staff are always friendly.
3 /5

The Culture

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

There was a group of 10 placement students and we all got on very well and made a nice group of friends
5 /5

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

Fairly cheap as it's a town and not a city, no needed to get taxis anywhere.
5 /5

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

A good range of bars/pubs/clubs all fairly small but still a decent night out.
5 /5

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

The sports and social club organised a variety of activities outside of work. From theatre trips to water ski courses; all at subsidised rates.
5 /5

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