Rating

3.8/5
  • The Role
    4.4
  • The Company
    3.9
  • The Culture
    2.8

Role Description

Process Engineer within the New Model Department of Paintshop

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • Very much enjoyed it.

    4/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • Very valued by my team but there were people who judged before they knew me, purely because I was a placement.

    4/5

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

    5/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • It would have been a 10 but unfortunately there was a 2 month period where my boss had left and there was no work for me during this period until I got another boss.

    4/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • I demanded full responsibility and I was given it.

    5/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • Massively changed my outlook on things. Gave me huge confidence going forward and an improved work ethic.

    5/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • Friendly and enjoyable.

    4/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • Seemed pretty well done.

    5/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • If I ever wanted any training it was made available. I went on CAD training amoungst others. Very useful.

    5/5

  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • Above 25 days holiday

    2/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • I was told I would have been given a job but unfortunately COVID meant there were no jobs going.

    5/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • Yes. I didn’t go out very much but I know a lot did go out together.

    4/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • Very good. Sunderland isn’t expensive.

    4/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • In the area it’s non existent. But there near by cities etc it’s good.

    2/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • There were some opportunities but not a huge amount.

    2/5

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Details

Placement Year (10 Months+)

28th October 2020


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