• 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.
  • Acquisition and in-depth analysis of forensic evidence collected from a range of devices and operating systems ● Daily use of industry standard digital forensic tools such as: ○ Encase Investigator ○ Nuix Workstation and Investigate (Formerly Web Review) ○ Magnet Forensics Axiom ○ FTK Imager ○ BlackLight ○ Autopsy ● Communicated with customers to explain and update on forensic investigations ● Authored forensic reports to provide detailed technical break-downs of our investigations


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • To analyse information in a forensic manner and how to use a variety of forensic software, and identify the signs of an insider threat and how to respond accordingly.

  • 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?
  • 4/5

  • Please rate how these skills have helped you in your career development
  • 4/5


  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • Yes, I was treated as if I was a full employee and was expected to do the work of one, and was not treated as a student. It was refreshing to be treated as if I was an actual employee and not just given busy work.

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

    Support & Guidance

  • 4. How much support and guidance did you receive during your placement / internship?
  • The entire team offered their expertise to me in the initial training and they were also happy to assist me whenever I had issues with work.

  • 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?
  • Everyone was immensely friendly, there were no unpleasant people I ever encountered. They cultivated a friendly attitude, often poking fun at each other with banter.

  • 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 thoroughly enjoyed the placement - I gained an opportunity to learn so much through real world experience and honestly learnt more in 10 months than I did in my previous 2 years of university. I enjoyed making new friends and learning new things.

  • 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 Pfizer
  • 3/5

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

  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to Pfizer
  • Be enthusiastic when you apply, and show a passion for whatever it is you're applying for, preferably with prior experience, and show a willingness to learn more.

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Placement Year (10 Months+)

Computer Science

South East

August 2021

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