PhD Intern

by AstraZeneca

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Rating

5/5
  • Skills
    5.0
  • Responsibilities
    5.0
  • 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.
  • I analysed transcriptomic data. I used existing packages to identify interesting or key genes.


    Skills

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • Some but mostly to do with my softer skills such as communication. They didn't end up teaching me any new skills. I ended up using all of my current PhD skills.


  • 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?
  • 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?
  • Not really but that might be to do with it being an remote position. I didn't have much contact with people throughout my project.


  • 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?
  • I was assigned a mentor. I was able to speak to them almost everyday.


  • 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?
  • I have only had the opportunity to spend a few days on site due to COVID and I enjoyed that. It was a very collaborative experience which I enjoyed.


  • 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 enjoyed the experience and would recommend others to put in an application.


  • 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 AstraZeneca
  • 5/5

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


  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to AstraZeneca
  • Take the time to read up about the project advertised, what the team does and what you will be doing.


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Details

Internship (1-4 Months)

Medical/Health

South East

June 2022


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