Rating

4.4/5
  • Skills
    4.5
  • Responsibilities
    4.0
  • Support & Guidance
    4.5
  • Culture
    4.5
  • Your Impressions
    4.3

    Overview

  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • I worked on many different projects each with different tasks so my day varied a lot. Most days I would be involved in some form of testing or prototyping and also bits of research.


    Skills

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • I have learnt a lot of project managing and communication skills. I also had Neuro Linguistic Programing training and Myeres Briggs Training so learnt a lot about my self and how I work and how to work and communicate better with others around me. I also built on my pattern cutting, designing and fitting skills that I have gained from uni.


  • 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?
  • 3/5

  • 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

    Responsibilities

  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • yes I was responsible for managing whole sections of projects and communicating with other departments in the business. I also had to present to external clients.


  • 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?
  • I had a good about of support both from my manager and other members of my team. But also from the wider business, especially throughout Covid


  • How would you rate the support and guidance from your line manager?
  • 4/5

  • 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?
  • So good, everyone at Gymshark is so nice and the company just wants you to do your best. They are very flexible with your working style and willing to adapt to you as long as the job gets done. They really look after the staff and everyone is willing to help.


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

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

  • How would you rate the diversity initiatives?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the charity, sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives?
  • 3/5

    Your Impressions

  • 6. To what extent did you enjoy your placement / internship?
  • I really enjoyed it and I am very sad it is coming to an end. I would definitely come back if the opportunity arose.


  • 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 Gymshark
  • 3/5

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


  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to Gymshark
  • Just be yourself.


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Details

Placement Year (10 Months+)

Sports Sciences, Design, Product Design/Industrial Design

West Midlands

22nd July 2021


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