Rating

4.8/5
  • Skills
    4.5
  • Responsibilities
    5.0
  • Support & Guidance
    5.0
  • Culture
    4.8
  • Your Impressions
    5.0

    Overview

  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • Supporting the HR Central Team with the Inbox and phone line whilst working alongside the HR Business Partners on a range of projects. Further involves supporting the Compensation and Benefits and Wellbeing team whilst actively engaging in promoting Diversity and Inclusion across the company.


    Skills

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • The experience of being virtual was challenging however I picked up the new skill of virtual communication, specifically presenting on platforms such as Zoom, adjusting to the technologies associated with this. I also continued to develop organisation skills, time management and building virtual relationships.


  • 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?
  • 4/5

  • 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 provided with an increasingly large amount of responsibility on my placement. This included running Induction for new employees on my own and running my own Wellbeing initiatives.


  • 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 had numerous support networks that I could utilise throughout the year, This included my Manager, my Mentor, the Intern program manager, the Intern cohort themselves and also my Team. I always felt like I could turn to any of them if I was struggling with something.


  • 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?
  • The company culture was very people orientated, with a number of events, initiatives and programs ran in order to keep everyone motivated. This involved quizzes, a Friday evening Virtual Pub, walking Zoom calls and also a Bake Off competition.


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

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

  • 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 thoroughly enjoyed my placement and all the challenges and projects it brought about. My team were amazing and I really enjoyed working for Oracle as a company with its people orientated culture. It exceeded my expectations and I would love to come back.


  • 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 to do your research on the company and what it does and the role too. The main piece of advice would be to be organised with applying and make sure you come across as yourself!


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Details

Placement Year (10 Months+)

Human Resources

South East

June 2021


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