Rating

4.6/5
  • Skills
    3.8
  • Responsibilities
    5.0
  • Support & Guidance
    4.5
  • 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.
  • Helping disadvantaged young people with school work and behaviour in school


    Skills

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • Learner true patience, building relations with young people and getting them to listen to you. Organisation skills, leadership qualities as well


  • How would you rate the training provided during your experience?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate your development of industry-specific skills during the experience?
  • 3/5

  • 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
  • 4/5

    Responsibilities

  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • A huge amount of responsibility as we had to look after young people, some with very serious issues in their daily lives


  • 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?
  • A lot of guidance from IOs and staff within the school. Could have had more training on strategies to work with students.


  • 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?
  • 4/5

    Culture

  • 5. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • Very cult like but it was always positive and supportive


  • 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 absolutely loved the work I did, it inspired me to go into a career within teaching


  • 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 City Year UK
  • 5/5

  • 7. Would you recommend City Year UK to a friend?
  • Yes


  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to City Year UK
  • Go in with a open mind to everything, and give the kids you work with a chance, they take a while to see that you really care and want the best for them


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Details

Placement Year (10 Months+)

Education/Teaching, Voluntary

Greater London

October 2021


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