Retailer Services Student Review

by Toyota GB

Best Student Employer


  • 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.
  • Use business intelligent tools to analyse data and look to provide visualisation improvements to aid management decision making. Devise improvements that can lead to efficiency and quality improvements in the IT supply chain. Collaborate with departments across the business to understand their issues and assist in providing technology solutions. Investigate TGB IT compliance processes and procedures looking to see where improvements can be made reduce effort and improve quality.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • Communications skills, Team work, Excel, Presentation skills, Time management.

  • 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


  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • As much responsibility as I felt comfortable. They gave me every opportunity possible and I had a chance to get so much experience.

  • 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 received constant support and guidance throughout my placement. My manager mentored me and gave me advice whenever I asked for it. I could ask any question without feeling silly.

  • 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


  • 5. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • Toyota's culture is always about continuous improvement and respect for people. The general atmosphere is really friendly everybody is approachable and willing to help you no matter what.

  • 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?
  • This year I enjoyed my placement so much more then I ever could have imagined. I've met some amazing people who I will stay in contact with forever and learnt the most invaluable lessons I can use in my future career.

  • 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 Toyota GB
  • 5/5

  • 7. Would you recommend Toyota GB to a friend?
  • Yes

  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to Toyota GB
  • Be passionate to learn more and be enthusiastic about your role. Be yourself!

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Placement (10 Months+)

Automotive Engineering

South East

July 2022

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