• 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.
  • My role involved processing invoices, preparing payruns many other miscellaneous tasks to help out the department. It involved communicating with the whole department, giving me exposure to how a fast-paced finance department operates. It also involved reconciliation and management of key balance sheet codes and preparing the monthly commercial pack


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • I have improved on my time management as there were many deadlines to adhere to. I also improved my communication skills as i was constantly communicating with all members of the department. I have learnt many financial skills such as how to accrue and prepay expenses, how to familiarise myself with accounting terminology and how to prepare a monthly balance sheet

  • 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?
  • Yes i was given a lot of responsibility throughout my placement year. which made me feel valued at the company and made me feel like the work i was doing made an impact on the company as a whole. This further encouraged me to complete my work at a high standard

  • 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?
  • I supported it greatly as my collegues were always open and available to any of my queries whenever i needed help. Whenever i was struggling with my work someone would always be on hand to help out

  • 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?
  • I really enjoyed the culture and atmosphere. The people there were really fun to be around and made it very enjoyable to come to work

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

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

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

  • 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 really enjoyed my placement year. I learnt many skills and really enjoyed the people i worked with. I always think back to my placement year and what a great opportunity that was for me.

  • 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 Gymshark
  • 5/5

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

  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to Gymshark
  • i would say to stay confident and apply if you are really enthusiastic about the company and the direction that it is going in.

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Placement Year (10 Months+)


East Midlands

2nd September 2021

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