• 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.
  • My day-to-day role varied immensely. During my time in store I would be running the shift, cashing up and ensuring all daily checks were done. My time in head office I would be visiting stores conducting audits or working for a Director on projects.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • I have developed communication, team working, multi-tasking, presentation, excel and time management skills

  • 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


  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • Yes I was tasked with visiting all stores by myself, and tasked with opening and closing a store and cashing up on multiple occasions. As well as being trusted with high level financial knowledge.

  • Please rate how meaningful the work you were doing was
  • 3/5

    Support & Guidance

  • 4. How much support and guidance did you receive during your placement / internship?
  • During store time there is a lot of guidance and by the time you move to head office less guidance is needed but it is there if you want it

  • 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?
  • You must work hard but you are rewarded for it and help is always there if you need it

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

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

  • 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?
  • I have absolutely loved it and I am very sad that it is coming to an end.

  • 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 Aldi
  • 5/5

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

  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to Aldi
  • Make sure it is the right placement for you, are you hardworking, willing to graft on the shop floor all hours of the day, can you maintain a hard work ethic for 12 months

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Placement Year (10 Months+)


North West

July 2021

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