It was very enjoyable! Initially it was a bit weird that everything was virtual, but as time went by we built strong connections online. We also had different fun challenges during the internship, such as a chance to create our own food love stories which was very fun!
I felt very valued by my colleagues. Everyone was friendly to each other and everyone was very approachable. We also got collaborated well everyone helped each and at no point did I feel like I had no support. We also got to meet senior colleagues and they were very approachable and friendly.
The support given was immense! Our supervisors were so kind and whenever we had issue we could contact easily and they solved it as soon as possible. They also tried to make this virtual experience as fun as possible and they succeeded in that! They made it possible for all the interns to interact with each other easily. They also helped us out in whatever they could. They were all very very approachable and friendly!
It wasn't so busy as it was a virtual internship. However we did have to do a lot of research during the initial stages and we then worked on our presentations. However mostly everyday we did have meeting with different members of Tesco including some executive staff. We also had some days where we had virtual learning.
We were given quite a lot of responsibility. We were given the project brief and then as a group we just started to come up with ideas. Then we managed the project and how we would go about approaching it. However we did also have weekly check-ins with our manager.
I think it will assist me for life. We learnt a lot about different skills such as: collaborating with others, presentation skills, how to have a growth mindset and how to be resilient.
This is something we couldn't experience this year since it was a virtual internship.
Surprisingly, given this is the first time Tesco set up a virtual internship, it was very organised. Also any problems had were solved quickly by our supervisors.
They provided us virtual training which was so good. The sessions were very useful and they taught me alot. They were also very interactive, so for example we had a virtual escape room during one of the training sessions.
Working from home
Very appealing! We got to meet loads of senior members which started of as interns and grads and now they are in some of top posts which was very nice to see. I could see that we could always move up in roles and everyone seems to be very friendly and approachable.
Since it was virtual, the social aspect was a bit hard to have. However, we did have online lunch break and we had an art session. Some people did manage to have a meetup in Scotland and London.
No idea, since we were working from home.
It was a virtual internship, so not sure.
It was a virtual internship, so we didn't gather outside much. However some interns did meet up in Scotland and London.
Internship (1-4 Months)
25th August 2020