• 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.
  • Working in store ranges from bakery, to non-food set up and managing the shift. Then in the warehouse you get the opportunity to experience picking and shadowing a assistant team manager on a shift. Within HR, you sift through applications and carry out telephone interviews. Finally in puppy chain you work with all different teams in controlling orders and ordering.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • I have gained leadership, developed my willingness to learn and strengthened my confidence.

  • 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?
  • 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?
  • You are given responsibility when managing a shift alone as well as caring out numerous projects throughout the year,

  • 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 support and guidance is huge. Not only do you get support from the teams and everyone around you, the training consultant meets with you monthly to discuss development.

  • 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 is warm, welcoming and friendly. The approachable and fun atmosphere enhances job satisfaction.

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

  • How would you rate the social opportunities?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate the diversity initiatives?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate the charity, sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives?
  • 4/5

    Your Impressions

  • 6. To what extent did you enjoy your placement / internship?
  • I would thoroughly recommend Lidl as a placement, not only do you get to see a deeper insight into one of the biggest retailers in the UK, you also get to grow and develop your own skills which are highly transferable academically, professionally and personally.

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

  • Please rate how your experience met your expectations
  • 4/5

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at Lidl
  • 4/5

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

  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to Lidl
  • Research the company, have a willingness to learn and be yourself

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Placement Year (10 Months+)


West Midlands

31st August 2021

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