Commercial Undergraduate

by Jaguar Land Rover


  • 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.
  • Daily work is split between a fixed routine of tasks that you are expected to complete along with supporting management to meet any needs they request.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • Some skills were enhanced, such as excel skills (it's really crucial to have a sound understanding of excel at JLR).

  • How would you rate the training provided during your experience?
  • 3/5

  • How would you rate your development of industry-specific skills during the experience?
  • 2/5

  • How would you rate your development of personal / soft skills during the experience?
  • 1/5

  • Please rate how these skills have helped you in your career development
  • 3/5


  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • You are given autonomy to work and get on with tasks, although this does vary from department to department.

  • 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?
  • The Early Careers team do not allow you to move department once you are assigned, note that this process is random and the manager interviewing you is the department you are likely to work within.

  • 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?
  • 3/5


  • 5. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • The atmosphere is generally okay - working from home has meant that I have not interacted with anyone other than my team.

  • 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?
  • 2/5

  • How would you rate the charity, sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives?
  • 1/5

    Your Impressions

  • 6. To what extent did you enjoy your placement / internship?
  • Overall it is certainly a good idea to do a placement; at JLR you can expect to have a decent experience. Some work may be repetitive and mellow, but it is our starting point of our careers. Although I must note - grad schemes are not guaranteed after the placement!

  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on your placement / internship
  • 2/5

  • Please rate how your experience met your expectations
  • 3/5

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at Jaguar Land Rover
  • 1/5

  • 7. Would you recommend Jaguar Land Rover to a friend?
  • Yes

  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to Jaguar Land Rover
  • - Be confident - Be open to learning new excel skills - Strive to exceed expectations

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Placement Year (10 Months+)

Business Analytics

East Midlands

July 2021

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