Rural Summer Scheme

by Savills

Best Student Employer


  • Skills
  • Business Insight
  • Culture
  • Your Impressions


  • 1. Please give an overview of the insight and what was involved on a day-to-day basis.
  • This role varied from day to day. Some days I would be out of the office all day at an estate visit, some days I would be in the office for half the day and the other half would be spent visiting clients and other days I would spend all day in the office. When in the office I undertook a wide range of tasks from mapping to finding comparable evidence.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • A valuable new skill I learnt during this placement was learning how to use the mapping software. The role also allowed me to increase my experience of communicating with clients as I had the opportunity to meet a wide variety of clients which were all in different professional situations.

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

  • How would you rate the knowledge learned around industry-specific skills during the experience?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the knowledge learned around personal or professional skills during the experience?
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how the knowledge learned has helped you with regards to your career development
  • 5/5

    Business Insight

  • 3. What was it like understanding all about the business and potential roles available?
  • I had the opportunity to talk to members of all the teams in the office allowing me to get a great overview of the whole Savills business. I also had the opportunity to attend a staff event which was attended by multiple different offices allowing me to learn about the different office and roles available throughout the midlands.

  • Please rate how insightful you found the insight
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the structure of the insight
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate business leader involvement during the insight
  • 5/5


  • 4. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • The company had a great atmosphere everyone was more than happy to help and guide me in the correct direction.

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

  • How would you rate the networking opportunities?
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how valued you felt during your insight?
  • 4/5

    Your Impressions

  • 5. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?
  • This placement was thoroughly enjoyable.

  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on the insight
  • 5/5

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

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at Savills
  • 5/5

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

  • 8. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Savills
  • Do some research beforehand into which sector of the business you would like to enter into.

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Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)


East of England

July 2022

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