Rating

4.4/5
  • Skills
    4.3
  • Responsibilities
    3.0
  • Support & Guidance
    5.0
  • Culture
    4.3
  • Your Impressions
    4.7

    Overview

  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • I work on innovative projects aiming to automate parts of the publishing process to reduce overall costs to the business. Day-to-day, I will monitor the progress of any projects I am currently working on, provide updates to the EU team on the progress of these projects, coordinate the EU Publishing team's efforts on particular Pfizer products, meetings with colleagues across all of our sites globally, answering queries from colleagues relating to the projects I am working on etc.


    Skills

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • - Organisational skills - managing a diverse workload and working on numerous projects simultaneously - Excel skills - data analysis and metrics analysis - Confidence - public speaking - Commercial awareness


  • 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
  • 5/5

    Responsibilities

  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • My responsibility has increased substantially throughout the year, starting off with the basics of learning the publishing process and minor responsibilities. At the end of my placement, I feel confident in my own ability to solve problems myself with the occasional need for support from someone with more industry knowledge. The level of responsibility over the last few months of my placement has been great for me.


  • 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?
  • My manager offered excellent support when I was first settling in and all colleagues have been keen to help if I was unsure on anything or needed support. The support/guidance has been the right level for me.


  • 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

    Culture

  • 5. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • Amazing company culture - one which has made me genuinely proud to work for Pfizer. So many amazing opportunities to get involved with things outside of your role, including diversity and inclusion initiatives, volunteering, colleague resource groups and many more. It feels like the company genuinely value its employees which I didn't expect to feel in such a large company. This year has been more rewarding because of this.


  • How would you rate the inclusiveness of the culture?
  • 4/5

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

  • 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 have really enjoyed the placement and all the opportunities I have had because of it, especially the diversity initiatives I have had the chance to work on and the volunteering I have been able to do. I have missed the social aspect of working but this has only been because the placement has been virtual because of covid.


  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on your placement / internship
  • 4/5

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

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at Pfizer
  • 5/5

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


  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to Pfizer
  • Don't be afraid to show a bit of personality in your interviews. Yes you want to come across professional and capable of doing the job but its important your interviewers get an idea of what you are actually like as a person and what you're passionate about.


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Details

Placement Year (10 Months+)

Publishing

South East

19th August 2021


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