• 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.
  • Work on multiple projects, Daily meetings with other engineers both on and off site, 3D modelling using SolidWorks, General tasks relating to engineering such as testing and assisting in manufacturing


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • Many soft-skills were developed - especially team work and cooperation due to the friendly and helpful environment. Working with different departments allow new skills to be learnt that aren't directly linked to engineering but will help with personal development. Also advanced knowledge on different programs such as SolidWorks and SAP (ERP).

  • 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
  • 4/5


  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • The company treat you like an adult and expect and trust you to set about tasks in your own way. That being said, help is always there to those who ask for it. Asking questions is actively encouraged as sometimes it will teach others something new also.

  • 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?
  • Lots of guidance was given, daily meetings with others helped to become integrated within the team. My manager was always on hand to offer help or to answer any questions I had.

  • 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


  • 5. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • Excellent, enjoyable and extremely friendly! Everyone act like a family and from the first day you feel welcomed and relaxed.

  • 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 will be sad to leave but I know that I will always be welcomed back if I decide to return.

  • 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 Eaton
  • 4/5

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

  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to Eaton
  • Be yourself, Don't be afraid to ask questions and above all: Enjoy yourself while you are there!

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Placement Year (10 Months+)

Mechanical Engineering

East Midlands

July 2021

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