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Rating

2.8/5
  • The Role
    2.9
  • The Company
    2.9
  • The Culture
    2.5

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • I really enjoyed the work shadowing opportunities, I would of like more time to participate in them & less on watching presentations.

    3/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • Professionals were really polite & helpful. Answered any questions I had with a problem.

    4/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • We were Always with a member of staff at all times.

    4/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • Enjoyed being busy, however would of preferred a longer opportunity to work shadow as I found it really beneficial.

    3/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • We were there to learn about the business operations side of the business, so we're mainly watching presentations. Had a opportunity to do a small presentation on the last day.

    1/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • I'm really pleased I did spring break with JP. Showed me what I wanted from a job when I qualify from university.

    4/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • It got dull at some points in the presentations, however some where really enjoyable throughout.

    2/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • Followed the timetable to the minute.

    4/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • They gave us some information about what we can to do to appeal to them & how to impress at Thier interviews.

    4/5

  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • National Travel

    2/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • Good opportunities withing the company.

    3/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • We had a quiz while at the event, with a few networking lunches.

    2/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • Bournemouth a great area, living costs are fairly expensive but nothing compared to London.

    3/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • Great selection of clubs, bars & restaurants.

    4/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • We were only there a few days so didn't really get a chance.

    2/5

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Details

Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

Banking/Finance

South West

April 2012


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