Rating

4.2/5
  • The Role
    4.6
  • The Company
    4.2
  • The Culture
    3.6

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • The placement exceeded my expectations, it was definitely an amazing experience.

    5/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • I felt really valued by the entire team at work.

    5/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • Support was always given, never felt like there wasn't any guidance.

    5/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • I was busy most of the times, sometimes you can have moments where it isn't too busy but you can always talk to your manager if you feel like you want more work.

    4/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • I was given high level of responsibility. Enough to make you feel like a key team member

    5/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • I was able to learn key skills that I don't think I would have learnt in unversity.

    5/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • Excellent atmosphere, never felt like I didn't want to be at work

    5/5

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

    4/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • I had a lot of training on Volvo products but I wish had I had bit more training in some systems.

    3/5

  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • Flexi Time

    Sports and Social Club

    Subsidised/Company Gym

    Company Parties/Events

    Staff Sales/Staff Shop

    Working from home

    5/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • Very appealing, I would love to work with them again one day if possible

    5/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • Yes! I always felt close to all interns across the Volvo Group

    5/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • I was living at home and commuted so I can't say much.

    3/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • I was living at home so I didn't go out in the area.

    3/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • Yes there was loads of opportunities!

    5/5

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Details

Placement Year (10 Months+)

West Midlands

November 2020


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