Rating

3.8/5
  • The Role
    4.0
  • The Company
    3.8
  • The Culture
    3.4

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • Entering the internship my expectations were unrealistic for the role, as I came from a different degree. However the lessons and achievements over the year were invaluable regardless.

    3/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • The team were welcoming from day 1, and always there if I needed them.

    5/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • I couldn't have asked for a more supportive manager - every step of the way she was available and checking in on me, in both a professional and personal capacity.

    5/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • Like all jobs, it comes in waves - depending on the business climate and upcoming premieres, new shows etc, some days were busier than others, but never lacking entirely!

    4/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • The team were always encouraging and willing to let me try my hand anything I had the desire to.

    4/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • Everything I have learned will be invaluable throughout my degree and any role I go into post-university.

    5/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • With so many people to get to know, there's always something going on, with the perfect balance of a professional and casual atmosphere.

    4/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • NBCUniversal are not new to taking interns, so everything was straightforward throughout.

    4/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • Opportunities for additional learning and paid for training were abundant - I received Photoshop and Writing training at no cost to me, which was not part of the internship. All development is actively encouraged.

    5/5

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

    Subsidised Canteen

    Subsidised/Company Gym

    Company Parties/Events

    Healthcare/Dental

    Travel loan

    3/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • I would always consider a position with NBCUniversal in future.

    3/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • Always loads going on with the interns! They were like one big family all year.

    5/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • London is London, but with the salary I found it easy to live a full lifestyle.

    3/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • A lot of cute little pubs around CSG, however not much out at Osterley, where I was partly based.

    3/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • Team drinks and intern events were regularly held throughout the year.

    4/5

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Details

Placement Year (10 Months+)

Administration/Secretarial, Banking/Finance, Public Relations, Travel and Tourism

21st May 2020


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