Rating

4.9/5
  • Skills
    4.8
  • Responsibilities
    4.0
  • Support & Guidance
    5.0
  • Culture
    5.0
  • Your Impressions
    5.0

    Overview

  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • My role has been mainly a training one. I would get presentations from experienced developers about different technologies and then set tasks and challenges to go through. This helped me learn more and apply my understanding of each of these languages/ technologies.


    Skills

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • I've learnt many new technical skills, from good coding practices to being introduced to whole new languages and platforms. Through this internship I've personally grown my soft skills and professional transferrable skills. I now feel much more confident in conducting myself in a professional manner.


  • 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?
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how these skills have helped you in your career development
  • 5/5

    Responsibilities

  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • Due to the short length of my internship I didn't have any real responsibility in the challenges I completed. This has only made me want to gain even more industry experience so I can grow all that I learnt from this internship.


  • 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?
  • I received extensive support and guidance all throughout the internship. I always felt like there was someone I could ask and they would be happy to help. My line manager and tech lead trainer were both really involved during my time here always checking on if there's anything I wanted to do to help my development throughout my internship.


  • 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

    Culture

  • 5. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • The company culture is very relaxed and open which made working here very enjoyable. The company goes above and beyond to ensure morale is high and everyone working there is happy. Everyone is very friendly and welcoming which instantly made me feel like part of the team.


  • 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?
  • 5/5

    Your Impressions

  • 6. To what extent did you enjoy your placement / internship?
  • I really loved my internship to the extent where it's confirmed to me that this is the career path I want to pursue. The amount I've learnt and grown has been invaluable to me. If I were to change anything, I would do it again for longer!


  • 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 Ghyston
  • 5/5

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


  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to Ghyston
  • Brush up on your basic code logic and maybe practice some classic interview coding challenges before. Ghyston will help with your personal development and training so don't worry if you feel like you aren't caught up on every language and technology. And most importantly, be yourself and bring your best to the application.


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Details

Internship (1-4 Months)

Computer Science, Information Technology

South West

22nd September 2021


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