Project Planning at BMW Group

Duration
Placement (5-9 Months)
Region
Goodwood South West
Review Date
Salary
£16,000 - £17,999
Roles
Automotive

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9.1/10

The Role
9.7
Organisation
10.0

Socialising

7.2

The Role

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

Team, tasks, surroundings were excellent. Covid was the only thing that got into my way. I enjoyed every single task and day on site.

9/10

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

Every question I have asked, was accepted and always answered with patience and in depth. I didnt feel like an intern but more like a normal team member.

10/10

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

Both my supervisors have been very friendly and helped me along the internship go gain valuable insights and expertise.

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Obviously, when working from home due to COVID, I have had a rough start. on boarding and all the processes explained online was challenging. Although, my managers managed keeping me busy and when I arrived back to the plant, I had the chance to choose by myself how much I want to work.

10/10

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

As mentioned earlier, I didn't feel like I was an intern but more like a normal team member. Hence, I was given the opportunity to deal with a lot responsibility which I enjoyed very much so.

9/10

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

I have gained interpersonal skills along with professional skills like working with Microsoft Excel Macros (VBA), MAPP, IPS-Q and many other systems

10/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Very relaxed but also professional when needed. I think that is exactly what an atmosphere should be like in an office

10/10

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

As mentioned, my internship began during the commencement of COVID. Thus, my start was a little bit rocky but nevertheless, I felt like being in good hands.

10/10

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

10/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Working from home
10/10

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

Unfortunately, the industry does not allow a big capacity of new starters. However, if given the chance to be employed in this company, one should really consider this as an unusual opportunity which not many are given.

10/10

Social

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

yes

10/10

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

Chichester isnt the cheapest place to live in, however, with RR salary, things worked out well.

7/10

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

Due to COVID, not many clubs were open before I left

7/10

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

Go cart, snooker, pubs, Goodwood motor circuit, west-wittering beach

5/10

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