Rating

5/5
  • Skills
    5.0
  • Responsibilities
    5.0
  • Support & Guidance
    5.0
  • Culture
    5.0
  • Your Impressions
    5.0

    Overview

  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • During my time at oracle my day to day tasks consisted of completing tasks set by our manager as well as aiding developing useful tool for teams to use. I also took part in many meeting from team meetings to more expansive company wide meetings


    Skills

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • I learnt many skills during my placement including enhancing my teamwork, presentation and programming skills. I also learnt a full new language in the form of javascript and react js. The most important skill I have acquired is learning to think like a programmer in order to come up with ways to solve programming problems and learnt many new methods on how to approach the problems.


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

  • 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?
  • 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?
  • We were given responsibilities in terms of developing tools to aid the teams in weekly tasks as well as were responsible for completing tasks set by our line manager


  • 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?
  • I received wide range of support and guidance from many different aspects of Oracle, our line manager supported us and guided us through the internship as well as aiding in helping find other people that would help us to complete our tasks. We were given a wide range of support access and guidance to problems with a caring attitude and a sense of genuine helpfulness from the manager and team


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

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

    Culture

  • 5. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • Due to the covid pandemic there were little face to face activities and events, however, the team did participate in many virtual activities such as a baking challenge as well as a weekly office zoom meeting which was a weekly catch up. Oracle Belfast created a really good atmosphere and sense of togetherness even through the pandemic


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

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

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

  • 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 time at oracle, the work has really developed my programming skills and have allowed me to complete tasks I thought I never could. The team was also very friendly and welcoming and were always there to provide support and to help if I had a problem. Oracle met and exceeded my expectations and I would definitely go back if I had the chance.


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

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

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

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


  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to Oracle
  • Make sure that you understand the fundamentals of object orientated programming as well as make sure that you have researched the company in terms of the Belfast office. A good cv is also a must as well as personal side projects which was very welcomed and has the potential to boost your standing. Don't worry if you blank during the interview or don't know a term its not the end of the world


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Details

Placement Year (10 Months+)

Computer Science

Northern Ireland

June 2021


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