Engineering placement at Tata Steel

Duration
Placement (5-9 Months)
Region
Shotton
Review Date
Roles
Information Technology

Connect with this company

3.5/5

The Role
3.7
The Company
3.2
The Culture
3.8

Role Description

Data science

The Role

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

Overall good experience.
4 /5

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

Feel valued when the result came out. Colleagues are like family.
4 /5

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

Support is given to be connected to colleagues.
4 /5

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Can be busier.
3 /5

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

Not much responsibility as it is a research project.
3 /5

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

Learnt a new skill set. Developed a lot and a huge contribution to my degree.
5 /5

The Company

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

GOOD.
4 /5

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

The facilities (internet, pc etc. ) take too long to resolve.
3 /5

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

The initiative is taken mainly by me during the project itself. But at the beginning learnt a lot regarding the production line.
4 /5

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised/Company Gym
  • Above 25 days holiday
3 /5

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

Good in terms of the working environment. Improvements needed for the aspect of development.
4 /5

The Culture

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

Good connection and events are organized from time to time.
4 /5

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

Fair.
4 /5

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

good.
4 /5

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

yes, plenty.
4 /5