• 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.
  • Producing and verifying performing of a new automated way of producing specific forecasts.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • I learnt a great deal in meteorology and also skills in working with unix. I gained a greater understanding of working with inside a large organisation. They offered plenty of resources and training.

  • 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?
  • 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?
  • I was given a great deal of responsibility but I never felt out of my depths. I felt genuinely respected by other members of staff and never felt like "the intern".

  • 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?
  • My managers was always very supportive and provided valuable guidance in helping proceed with my work. I also felt I had great freedom on how to approach and solve problems.

  • 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?
  • Members of the company always seemed very welcoming and kind. They also seemed always interested in the work I was working on.

  • 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?
  • The placement was great and I would love to go back. I would definitely recommend the Met Office to anyone.

  • 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 Met Office
  • 4/5

  • 7. Would you recommend Met Office to a friend?
  • Yes

  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to Met Office
  • Prepare for the interview. Read around the subject area mentioned in the description. Also ensure that you have a basic understanding and interest in meteorology.

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Internship (1-4 Months)

Science/Research, Computer Science

South West

September 2021

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