Test Engineer at Siemens

Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Towcester
Review Date

3.1/5

The Role
3.9
The Company
3.3
The Culture
1.8

The Role

1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?

If you like coding you will enjoy this placement. I wanted a placement with a lot of coding tasks and I got exactly what I asked for.
4 /5

2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?

They were always kind and caring. My work was valued greatly.
4 /5

3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?

May it be work-related help or getting lifts, everyone was very helpful.
4 /5

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

I never had massive tasks or huge, critical deadlines. It was a smooth sailing placement.
4 /5

5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?

You are given the option to take more if you like but by default, you were given a moderate amount of work.
4 /5

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

All the skills I learnt during the placement will help me learn things easier at University and help me with the jobs I might get in the future.
4 /5

The Company

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

There weren't many rules and there was no one to police you. It was quite a laid back office.
3 /5

8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?

You just became a member of the company's workforce so it is quite structured.
4 /5

9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?

Learning was always a part of my placement.
4 /5

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Working from home
3 /5

11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?

3 /5

The Culture

12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?

2 /5

13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?

It was moderate.
3 /5

14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?

Not very good
1 /5

15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?

Not too many things. Just a few sports and cinema.
2 /5