• 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.
  • - Communicate with and present to team and stakeholders to push strategies - Develop and implement new methods


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • I developed a solid range of skills, from data / programming to softer skills such as presentation and communication. Being given relatively open-ended projects with the view to direct progress myself made learning and developing skills very straightforward as the needs and scopes of the projects changed

  • 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?
  • 5/5

  • 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


  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • Yes, I was given a lot of ownership of the projects assigned to me, as well as wider exposure to the various teams and business lines within the organisation. I never felt micromanaged which is another positive

  • 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 HR support was also great. Also had a very communicative manager and buddy so couldn't have had a much better experience in this regard. From conversations with other interns this may be quite team-dependent, though

  • 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?
  • Very friendly and casual, didn't feel intimidated asking anyone for a chat from any country. There can be some language barriers especially when communicating with the China teams but as a whole people tend to try and work to get around these.

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

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

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

  • 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?
  • Great work, great team, great culture. Met and exceeded my expectations and definitely a solid company to work for as an intern or graduate.

  • 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 TikTok
  • 4/5

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

  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to TikTok
  • Do be prepared to be independent and self-driven. Being so new as a company, processes aren't necessarily as defined (and rigid) as they are in other companies so even as a new entrant you have a chance to make your mark, an opportunity to make the most of early in your career

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Internship (1-4 Months)

Internet/e-Commerce/New Media

Central London and City

September 2021

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