Rating

3.9/5
  • The Role
    4.4
  • The Company
    3.9
  • The Culture
    3.3

Role Description

Acquiring land for a residential development company to construct new build housing

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • I enjoyed the placement and the wide range of tasks I completed during it. They kept the work interesting each day.

    5/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • I really enjoyed working with my colleagues throughout the year and was very quickly made to feel part of the team.

    5/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • My manager was very supportive and I felt very comfortable to go to him if I had any questions or problems along with everyone else in the department

    5/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • There was a good work load given on a day to day basis but I think I enjoyed the work in the last 6 months more and therefore completed more work in that time.

    4/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • I think I was given a good amount of responsibility and that made me feel like I contributed more to the company than I had expected I would as a placement student.

    4/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • I think that hopefully it will have helped me understand some processes a lot more from experiencing them first hand and hopefully I can use that to achieve a good degree

    4/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • It was very welcoming and I enjoyed the environment

    4/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • I think it was well organised and if I ever had a question on what I needed to do I could ask someone

    4/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • Each task I completed I would be explained the process and could ask to be explained something whenever I was unsure

    4/5

  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • Company Parties/Events

    4/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • The work I did was enjoyable and I would have to see how well I do with my degree

    4/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • I really liked working with my colleagues and I would go to lunch with them most days and spoke on a group chat

    5/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • The cost of living was quite cheap but I didn’t know anyone in the area so I would drive back to uni on the weekends

    2/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • I don’t think there was any nightlife apart from a few local pubs

    2/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • Yes there were various places I was invited through on networking events which were very enjoyable

    5/5

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Details

Placement Year (10 Months+)

Property/Real Estate

30th September 2020


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