Rating

4.1/5
  • Skills
    4.5
  • Responsibilities
    5.0
  • Support & Guidance
    4.0
  • Culture
    3.8
  • Your Impressions
    3.7

    Overview

  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • Internal Communications for a larger team covering all of EMEA. I support the UK Country Leader and the Technology LOB writing, producing, and distributing communications in a variety of media.


    Skills

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • Communication and writen skills, confidence


  • 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?
  • 4/5

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

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

    Responsibilities

  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • I was given a lot of responsibility as I was working in a small team - I was involved with lots of projects and was leading a few of these. All my tasks carry a lot of responsibility as I produce comms for stakeholders.


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

    Support & Guidance

  • 4. How much support and guidance did you receive during your placement / internship?
  • There are lots fo avenues for support - being virtual made this slightly harder to get sometimes


  • 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

    Culture

  • 5. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • Being virtual made it difficult to get a full idea of the culture. But I got involved with the corporate citizenship community and some of the ERG's which was an amazing opportunity to meet people.


  • How would you rate the inclusiveness of the culture?
  • 3/5

  • How would you rate the social opportunities?
  • 3/5

  • How would you rate the diversity initiatives?
  • 4/5

  • 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, and have learnt a great deal. Being virtual was challenging but I was supported and had some amazing colleagues around me. Oracle really value their interns which is an amazing experience as you get treated as one of the full-time employees. there are also lots of opportunities for growth and development


  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on your placement / internship
  • 4/5

  • Please rate how your experience met your expectations
  • 3/5

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at Oracle
  • 4/5

  • 7. Would you recommend Oracle to a friend?
  • Yes


  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to Oracle
  • Be yourself and do not worry if you do not understand what the company do (most people at oracle don't understand what they sell) - you will learn all this as you go along


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Details

Placement Year (10 Months+)

Internet/e-Commerce/New Media, Public Relations

South West

June 2021


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