Supply Chain Intern at Eaton

Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Doncaster
Review Date

3.5/5

The Role
4.3
The Company
3.6
The Culture
2.3

The Role

1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?

I thoroughly enjoyed my placement at Eaton, I learnt hands on experience in the supply chain environment and was welcomed by all members of staff. I would highly recommend a placement to anyone who is considering it. It is such an insightful and valuable experience.
4 /5

2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?

My colleagues made me feel so welcome all the time, included in everything I did during my placement year. They always offered to help when it was needed and were always willing to go the extra mile in order to help me and improve and develop as an person.
5 /5

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

I was often given support by management whenever it was required. They were always very helpful.
4 /5

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Majority of my days i was very busy, this is because i was luckily given a lot of responsibility towards halfway through the year. This responsibility filled my time up massively, however i enjoyed being busy as it made me feel useful within the company.
5 /5

5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?

I believe I was given a lot of responsibility, more than i expected which i was incredibly grateful for and made me believe in myself.
5 /5

6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?

The skills developed will assist me in all future training and within my studies in the future.
4 /5

The Company

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Atmosphere was fun working environment.
4 /5

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

Incredibly organised from start to finish including various training programmes throughout the year.
5 /5

9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?

Highly, they even ask me to lead inclusion and diversity team which helped me grow and develop skills as an individual.
4 /5

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • There were no perks with this Placement Year
2 /5

11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?

Highly appealing.
4 /5

The Culture

12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?

Definitely, it was great to be able to socialise with them at training events.
3 /5

13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?

Cost of living was fairly expensive and there was little socialising.
2 /5

14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?

Nightlife was good, different bars and fairly cheap.
4 /5

15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?

NA
2 /5