Rating

4/5
  • The Role
    4.5
  • The Company
    3.3
  • The Culture
    4.3

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • Absolutely loved my placement. It has been invaluable.

    5/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • My team have been super supportive, especially my manager. I have been listened to and been able to have an actual impact on the business.

    5/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • My manager and colleagues have given me so much support. This has really given me the platform to springboard off into my career.

    5/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • My department is very fasted paced. I am fully involved in the day to day running of the business. That sometimes means working longer than you may want to.

    3/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • So much responsibility but well supported at the same time. If you want it, and you prove yourself, it is there.

    5/5

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

    5/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • Universal is a fun and exciting place to work.

    5/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • The early careers department, including interviews and the programme are fairly disorganized. Once you are in your team, it is fine. But I would go to my team for support, rather than early careers.

    3/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • I could do whatever training I felt necessary. I attended lunch and learns, and there was always opportunities to improve your skills.

    4/5

  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • Flexi Time

    Travel loan

    3/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • Less so in my role in legal. I need to complete professional courses before being able to apply to a role internally.

    3/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • Lots of drinks and fun times.

    5/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • London is fairly expensive, but there is a Spoons round the corner from the office.

    3/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • You're right next to Soho - it is great.

    4/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • Lots of options, if you can think of it, it was there.

    5/5

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Placement Year (10 Months+)

Arts/Entertainment/Media, Legal/Law

29th April 2020


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