• 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.
  • I worked as a Research intern supporting my direct lead with existing research studies and progressing to conducting and deploying my own. I took on other responsibilities such as creating slide training for agencies, and creating training videos for cross-functional teams.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • I was able to expand on my knowledge of qualitative and quantitative research, of which I'd only had a little experience of before. I was also able to further develop my presentation skills through research deployment sessions.

  • How would you rate the training provided during your experience?
  • 2/5

  • 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?
  • 3/5

  • Please rate how these skills have helped you in your career development
  • 3/5


  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • Yes - I was given full responsibility of multiple research projects which were used to enhance Brand Strategy narratives and support client conversations.

  • Please rate how meaningful the work you were doing was
  • 2/5

    Support & Guidance

  • 4. How much support and guidance did you receive during your placement / internship?
  • I received sufficient guidance from my direct lead throughout my internship. There could have been more around general ways of working and intern-specific procedures, e.g. pay and time logging

  • How would you rate the support and guidance from your line manager?
  • 3/5

  • How would you rate the support and guidance from the wider team?
  • 3/5


  • 5. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • Company culture and atmosphere was generally welcoming

  • How would you rate the inclusiveness of the culture?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate the social opportunities?
  • 2/5

  • How would you rate the diversity initiatives?
  • 2/5

  • How would you rate the charity, sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives?
  • 1/5

    Your Impressions

  • 6. To what extent did you enjoy your placement / internship?
  • Although not my preferred field I learnt a lot and enjoyed my time

  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on your placement / internship
  • 3/5

  • Please rate how your experience met your expectations
  • 2/5

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at TikTok
  • 3/5

  • 7. Would you recommend TikTok to a friend?
  • No

  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to TikTok
  • -

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Placement (5-9 Months)

Market Research

Central London and City

October 2021

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