Rating

4.2/5
  • The Role
    4.3
  • The Company
    3.9
  • The Culture
    4.3

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • Loved the experience, the team and the company values.

    5/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • I felt extremely valued in my role. I was rewarded on numerous occasions for my efforts.

    5/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • My manager was lovely. He always made sure I was okay, provided help whenever I needed and made sure I was getting what I wanted out of my placement.

    5/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • There were rare periods of quiet, particularly around December, but I was nearly always given sufficient work.

    4/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • I felt they gave me a fair bit of responsibility but only because they knew if I could handle it. I was often challenged and I could ask if I wanted to try a more difficult task.

    4/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • It has helped me a lot in terms of social and communication skills, IT skills and numerical skills. It has also provided me with a lot of insight into how corporations work and this has helped me a lot with my final year assignments.

    4/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • Relaxed atmosphere, lots of friendly people and always someone to chat to on tea breaks!

    4/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • Very organised from start to finish. I felt they put a lot of effort into training ang guiding at the beginning, and I never felt like I wasn't part of the team.

    5/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • We were provided all the necessary training, plus we were able to sign up for numerous other training courses throughout, it was pretty much in your own hands.

    5/5

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

    3/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • There are many options such as graduate schemes, and they like to employ within the firm so would be highly interested in keeping you on if they like you.

    4/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • There was a good mix of people but as there is a lot of placement students, there is a lot of younger people. There was opportunities for socials such as a free drink on Fridays.

    4/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • Liverpool is a fairly inexpensive city to live and has a vibrant student community.

    5/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • Liverpool has definitely one of the best nightlife scenes.

    5/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • Some clubs to join such as five a side football but I never did any.

    4/5

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Details

Placement Year (10 Months+)

19th November 2020


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