Product Planning Assistant at TUI UK

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

4/5

The Role
4.5
The Company
3.6
The Culture
3.6

Role Description

Working within the product team as an assistant to a product manager looking after a selection of destinations.

The Role

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

I really enjoyed my placement at TUI, it was a big jump from being in full time education but I learnt so much!
4 /5

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

Colleagues were very supportive throughout my placement.
5 /5

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

The support I received with amazing from all levels of management
4 /5

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Busy but a good level
5 /5

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

This is a full time job with real responsibility that is comparable to other colleagues within the department.
5 /5

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

The skills I learnt were invaluable!
5 /5

The Company

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Great atmosphere, can be intense at times.
4 /5

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

Very well organised by the L&D team, plenty of social activities and development meetings
5 /5

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

Plenty of development opportunities within the placement year if you put yourself out there.
4 /5

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • International Travel
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Working from home
  • Travel loan
5 /5

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

Due to COVID the chances of future employment were limited, however without this, prospects would have been very good.
2 /5

The Culture

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

Great social scene!
5 /5

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

Cost of living was high, but it was expected in an area this close to London.
2 /5

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

St Albans and Harpenden as well as London are all close by for good nightlife.
5 /5

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

Football club and social activities are regularly organised.
3 /5