• 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.
  • Store time- Understanding the fundamentals of the business Head office- Carrying out projects to improve the businesses efficiency, given real responsibility throughout. Shadowing Area Managers- Exploring what the role of an AM involves, coach and develop you stores.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • My skill set is so much stronger in comparison to when I started at Aldi. What once were my weaknesses are now strengths and with constant exposure and experience can only improve.

  • 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?
  • 5/5

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


  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • You are constantly given real responsibility on every rotation of the placement. Although sometimes challenging it allows you to grow your skill set and become more resilient which will help you in your final year of University and future career.

  • Please rate how meaningful the work you were doing was
  • 4/5

    Support & Guidance

  • 4. How much support and guidance did you receive during your placement / internship?
  • Constant updates with your director and mentor allowing you to reflect back on the previous months and put goals in place to better yourself.

  • How would you rate the support and guidance from your line manager?
  • 3/5

  • How would you rate the support and guidance from the wider team?
  • 3/5


  • 5. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • A very professional environment with hard working employees which makes it one of the leading supermarkets in the UK.

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

  • How would you rate the social opportunities?
  • 1/5

  • 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?
  • An invaluable year with great opportunities to grow you knowledge but also your skill set. Although challenging at times, the constant exposure and responsibility you get is like no other placement year.

  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on your placement / internship
  • 3/5

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

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

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

  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to Aldi
  • Ensure you are a resilient individual who isn't afraid of a challenge. Grab every opportunity you get with both hands and try and make a real impact in your year.

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Placement Year (10 Months+)



July 2021

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