• 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.
  • Starting the day with daily stand up meetings, we would review incoming tickets, and sort them by priority before assigning them. I worked with another intern on one project the whole internship, which involved upgrading a library used in lots of company software.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • I strongly developed my C++ skills. I learnt how to work in an agile way with a team. I learnt how to use tools like Jira, Jenkins, Github, and Visual Studio in order to collaborate effectively and streamline the development process.

  • 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?
  • 4/5

  • 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, we were given a large degree of autonomy to complete our project, which had a real world impact as it was used in a key product.

  • 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?
  • We had daily check ups with our scrum team, and regular meetings with supervisors, who were rotated on a fortnightly basis.

  • 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?
  • There were a variety of intern events that we could attend, even remotely.

  • 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?
  • 5/5

  • 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 found the work stimulating and the work environment was beneficial to my development as a software engineer.

  • 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 Autodesk
  • 5/5

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

  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to Autodesk
  • Polish mathematical skills, as the interview questions were not necessarily all programming focused.

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Internship (1-4 Months)

Computer and Systems Engineering

West Midlands

September 2021

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