Rating

3.5/5
  • The Role
    4.3
  • The Company
    3.2
  • The Culture
    2.6

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • I really enjoyed my placement and learnt lots of transferrable skills.

    5/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • I felt very valued by my colleagues.

    4/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • I was given a good amount of support by my manager and other members of my team throughout my placement.

    5/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • Most days i was busy with the daily tasks I was assigned and project work.

    4/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • I was given the same amount of responsibility as the rest of the team which helped me learn on the job quickly.

    4/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • The majority of skills I earnt on placement are transferrable skills to other office based job roles, such as team work, presentation, It skills and problem solving to name a few.

    5/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • Easy to get along with people and got the work done.

    4/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • The placement was set up quite well considering it was the first year the team I was art of were taking on an intern.

    4/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • I was given a lot of responsibility and trained on different software's and given opportunities to teach others towards the end of my role.

    4/5

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

    Working from home

    Healthcare/Dental

    3/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • I have not looked into this option yet.

    3/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • We were put in contact with other placement students before starting so we could organise housing etc and all got along quite well and had a few events outside of work.

    3/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • I lived in Reading and commuted to Basingstoke for work so it was fairly expensive to commute every day.

    3/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • Nightlife was good in Reading, but not as good in Basingstoke from my experience.

    4/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • We had team building exercises and food outside of work as a team. Overall I don't think there was too many opportunities within my area for this this outside of work.

    2/5

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Details

Placement Year (10 Months+)

Europe

October 2020


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