Rating

4.6/5
  • The Role
    4.7
  • The Company
    4.8
  • The Culture
    4.3

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • Very exciting work, rewarding to have worked on a couple of projects that met a real business need.

    5/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • Colleagues were very supportive and provided necessary training at the start of the internship. I was given useful and constructive feedback throughout the process. My colleagues also clearly appreciated the boost in productivity that the three interns created by doubling the team size!

    5/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • Exceptionally kind mentor who would often take time off his own tasks to help me out

    5/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • Autodesk company culture makes it simple to do a sensible amount of work without overloading

    5/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • I was given agency to do my own tasks, these were allocated based on collaborative discussion about which skills we could bring to each task. Accountability on task completion using Jira.

    4/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • Computing skills not directly relevant to Mech. Eng., but the knowledge I picked up about machining will be invaluable in certain modules.

    4/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • Great work culture without too much pressure. Hampered by remote working and COVID

    5/5

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

    5/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • C++ training to start the internship, and constant help and advice from more experienced developers

    5/5

  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • Working from home

    5/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • Was offered a place on the grad scheme, but cannot take it up at the advertised time.

    4/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • Two virtual takeaway nights were organised.

    5/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • Working from home

    5/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • N/A

    3/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • In normal times I've heard a lot about climbing

    4/5

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Details

Internship (1-4 Months)

Engineering

East Midlands

10th September 2021


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