Rating

2.6/5
  • The Role
    2.5
  • The Company
    2.6
  • The Culture
    2.6

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • Not at first, but I enjoy it now

    3/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • Again, not at first but once I got to know them better and my job became more understandable I felt valued

    3/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • Good support in some aspect, not so much in other areas

    3/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • 6 - very quiet at first but got busier when the other researcher left

    3/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • Lots, a full time position as a researcher

    3/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • More confidence, organisation and time keeping

    3/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • Really friendly, very young office . Could be a bit bitchy at times but mostly positive

    3/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • Very unorganised at first , I don’t think they were expecting me!

    3/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • Quite a bit of training online and then a course in luton

    3/5

  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • Company Parties/Events

    Working from home

    3/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • I don’t think I could work as a researcher forever but it’s a good part time job to have whilst at uni

    3/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • I was the only student placement . Social scene with colleagues was OK, went out most fridays however I didn’t live in Newcastle so didn’t go to all

    3/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • Cheap, Newcastle !

    3/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • Brill , could be a bit dodgy on a night but I was a student in Newcastle too so I know it very well

    4/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • No, they didn’t have any sports teams or anything like that.

    2/5

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Details

Placement Year (10 Months+)

Administration/Secretarial, Market Research

North East

July 2020


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