• Skills
  • Responsibilities
  • Support & Guidance
  • Culture
  • Your Impressions


  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • I attended online zoom meetings where guest speakers discussed a variety of ranger and science related topics. I also participated in a group project where we proposed a campaign to encourage community involvement in nature.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • I was able to gain new information on career expectations and interviewing skills. In the group work I believe I was able to develop my existing skills in communication and team work.

  • How would you rate the training provided during your experience?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate your development of industry-specific skills during the experience?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate your development of personal / soft skills during the experience?
  • 3/5

  • Please rate how these skills have helped you in your career development
  • 4/5


  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • I was given a fair amount of responsibility to complete the group project assigned for this internship. It was up to me and my group to figure out our project and complete it based on the outline they provided for us.

  • Please rate how meaningful the work you were doing was
  • 3/5

    Support & Guidance

  • 4. How much support and guidance did you receive during your placement / internship?
  • I had loads of guidance during my internship. The guest speakers were more than happy to answer questions and offered up a lot of useful information.

  • How would you rate the support and guidance from your line manager?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate the support and guidance from the wider team?
  • 4/5


  • 5. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • I think the internship had a good atmosphere to it, we kept our cameras on out of respect for those who were speaking to us and I felt engaged.

  • How would you rate the inclusiveness of the culture?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate the social opportunities?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate the diversity initiatives?
  • 3/5

  • How would you rate the charity, sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives?
  • 5/5

    Your Impressions

  • 6. To what extent did you enjoy your placement / internship?
  • I really enjoyed my placement. Even though it took place virtually, I do believe I gained a lot from attending it. The staff were really engaging and you could tell they cared about what they were doing and in turn made you feel more ready to participate. It was a unique experience I wouldn't trade for anything else.

  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on your placement / internship
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how your experience met your expectations
  • 4/5

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at BCP Council
  • 3/5

  • 7. Would you recommend BCP Council to a friend?
  • Yes

  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to BCP Council
  • Be enthusiastic and ready to learn

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Internship (1-4 Months)

Science/Research, Environmental

South West

18th February 2021

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