Rating

3.8/5
  • The Role
    4.6
  • The Company
    3.5
  • The Culture
    2.9

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • I thoroughly enjoyed it. It was extremely insightful. The work given was meaningful and I learnt a lot.

    5/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • I felt very valued by my colleagues. I was integrated into my team very quickly. Everyone was extremely welcoming and the brokers had me assisting them on different accounts immediately.

    5/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • I was given a lot of support. I had regular catch ups with my manager and connector. I was given very good practical advice that enhanced my experience on the internship.

    5/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • The team kept me busy. I was assisting different brokers with various tasks so there was always something to do. I also had a project to complete during my internship so that kept me busy also.

    4/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • I was given alot of responsibility. I was trusted to work with US retail colleagues and markets independently. This gave me practical experience and helped me develop quite quickly.

    5/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • It has enhanced my teamworking skills that I will utilise in various group projects during my final year of university .

    5/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • N/A. The internship was virtual

    3/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • It was organised very well. Although it was virtual, the early careers team gave use many opportunities to network and learn from senior colleagues. It was clear that a lot of planning went into it as the internship ran extremely smoothly with no hiccups.

    5/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • We had many learning and development sessions that helped us develop our Aon IQ and also improve our personal brand.

    4/5

  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • Working from home

    3/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • Things are looking promising. However with that being said nothing is guaranteed so I will have to wait and see.

    4/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • N/A as this was a virtual internship. However we still had some virtual social evennts.

    3/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • N/A . I worked from the family home so the cost was zero.

    3/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • N/A work from home so there was not a nightlife

    3/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • Even though it was a work from home internship, I still managed to meet some of the individuals on my team (whilst mataining social distancing).

    4/5

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Details

Internship (1-4 Months)

Insurance

23rd August 2020


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