Rating

4.5/5
  • The Role
    4.7
  • The Company
    4.4
  • The Culture
    4.4

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • I really enjoyed my time at Nissan and gained great experience and responsibility!

    5/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • I felt really valued by my team as they trusted me and gave me the autonomy to work on tasks/projects myself and believed I would do my job well.

    5/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • I was given excellent support by my mentors throughout the course of my placement and they really valued my development during this time.

    5/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • I was mostly busy however like most jobs this fluctuated at different times of the year!

    4/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • I was given a lot of responsibility to carry out daily tasks and organise my own projects/jobs which I really enjoyed.

    5/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • Completing a placement year has really helped me be more organised and motivated in my final year! It is also enabled me to realise what I want to do with my future career.

    5/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • The atmosphere with my team was brilliant! Everyone was really friendly and willing to help if I had any questions. As it is a big office it was hard to get to know everyone but everyone was approachable if you needed anything.

    4/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • My scheme was well set up and there was a plan of action for the year which was great! I also had the opportunity to get involved in additional tasks throughout the year.

    5/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • My mentors were great with helping in my development and I also got an appraisal half way through my scheme which helped reflect on how I was doing.

    4/5

  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • Subsidised Canteen

    Sports and Social Club

    Subsidised/Company Gym

    National Travel

    Company Parties/Events

    Above 25 days holiday

    5/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • I would definitely love the opportunity to join Nissan’s graduate scheme as I enjoyed my time as a placement.

    5/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • I made some great friends with fellow placements and colleagues within my department! We had placement nights out, department nights out and Christmas events.

    5/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • As I am a student in Newcastle I lived there and travelled to Sunderland each day by car. The living costs are affordable and student nights out can be very cheap.

    4/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • I’m not sure what the night life is like in Sunderland but in Newcastle which is close by there is a lot of choice for nightlife and it’s cheap.

    5/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • It depends on what you are looking for, whether it is sports related or night life I think there is a lot to offer in the North East.

    4/5

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Details

Placement Year (10 Months+)

28th October 2020


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