Rating

3.9/5
  • The Role
    4.7
  • The Company
    3.6
  • The Culture
    3.3

Role Description

Billing and Contracts Intern

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • I really enjoyed my placement at Travelport. The CSR programme was great fun and it was a great experience to raise money for charity and contribute to UN goals. My job was interesting and felt really part of the team.

    5/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • I felt really valued by my team, I was given plenty of responsibility, similarly to my other team mates.

    5/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • I had a three week training programme with the previous intern and since then, my team/manager has provided me with constant support when required.

    5/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • Depending on the time of the month, it varies but the majority of the time, i had the perfect balance.

    5/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • I was given lots of responsibility, the same as my team members. I was required to look after my own entities in two different teams.

    5/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • All of the skills that I learnt on placement will be really handy in the future and also in applying knowledge to my final year of university. I also learnt how to apply knowledge and skills I had learnt at uni into the workplace.

    5/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • There was a really happy vibe most of the time throughout the office. Travelport put people first and you can tell that. There was plenty of events going on throughout the year.

    4/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • The internship was set up really well. Everything was planned well in advance. The assessment centre was the best one that I went to.

    5/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • Every month, the interns had development sessions, these were either done with external speakers or people within the company.

    3/5

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

    Subsidised Canteen

    Sports and Social Club

    Financial Bonus

    Company Parties/Events

    Working from home

    Healthcare/Dental

    4/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • I would love to work for Travelport again in the future.

    3/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • yes, we went out quite a lot together as a group, especially in the summer/autumn months. Some of us even went on holiday together!

    4/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • Renting was quite expensive compared to most places around the UK. Socialising wasn't much different from everywhere else apart from if you go into London where it is expensive.

    3/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • There isn't great nightlife in Slough where Travelport is based but there is plenty of places (London, Uxbridge, Reading, Oxford) which are close by which have some great nights out.

    3/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • The Travelport social club provided lots of events for us to get involved with such as murder mystery, quiz nights, etc. There was also a Travelport football night.

    4/5

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Details

Placement Year (10 Months+)

26th June 2020


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