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The Role

Role Description

Worked within the Air Separation Product Line department. Developed a thorough understanding of process work by aiding in the key process activities such as proposal support, project execution and new product design.

  1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  2. Varied set of projects and tasks to work on


  3. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  4. I had my own responsibilities


  5. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  6. Fantastic supervisor and manager. Both made me feel comfortable


  7. How busy were you on a daily basis?

  8. 10/10

  9. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  10. Enough responsibilities without feeling overwhelmed


  11. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  12. Lots of soft skills as well as technical knowledge were enhanced


  13. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  14. Office was very friendly however it was a bit less friend and more quiet between departments. I was able to have great conversations with my team.


  15. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  16. My department had organised my role very well. My roles and responsibilities were clear from day 1.

    They had good introduction and progress meetings


  17. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  18. Some extra training session to attend. Department pushed me in order to gain the most


  19. What were the perks on your work placement?
  20. Flexi Time

    Above 25 days holiday


  21. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  22. I could see myself working for AP in the future. They have a good atmosphere and align with my personal values.


  23. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  24. Yes lots of invitations. Not all the grads were welcoming to particular IPs.


  25. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  26. Surrey and London are expensive areas.


  27. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  28. Only the pub next door. Had to travel to London for bars


  29. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  30. Outreach events were great and very organised.


  31. In addition to these questions, is there any extra information you would like to leave about your experiences on your work placement that other students may be interested in?

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Placement Year (10 Months+)

Chemical Engineering

South East

6th August 2020

£16,000 - £17,999

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