Rating

4.4/5
  • Skills
    4.0
  • Responsibilities
    3.0
  • Support & Guidance
    5.0
  • Culture
    4.8
  • Your Impressions
    4.7

    Overview

  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • Going into lessons and working supporting your mentees learning.


    Skills

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • Confidence in asserting authority, planning and managing a workload, working with people.


  • 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?
  • 4/5

  • 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?
  • Given responsibility of planning how best to work with my mentees. Many days were not supervised so responsibility was definitely given


  • Please rate how meaningful the work you were doing was
  • 3/5

    Support & Guidance

  • 4. How much support and guidance did you receive during your placement / internship?
  • Lots of other people in cohort as well as Impact officers to provide support and guidance


  • 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?
  • A little bit cheesy and relentlessly positive, but there's worse things in the world to be.


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

  • How would you rate the social opportunities?
  • 4/5

  • 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 enjoyed my time there and hope to be able to connect with them again at some point.


  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on your placement / internship
  • 4/5

  • 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
  • Commit to it as much as you can to start, only then will you find out if it's actually right for you.


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Details

Placement Year (10 Months+)

Education/Teaching

East Midlands

October 2021


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