Assistant, Remarketing Services 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.
  • Data analysis and problem solving to report an improve upon Residual Values for both Toyota and Lexus. Also includes a day-to-day responsibility to communicate with the Industry to inform of new releases, technical information and respond to any queries. Communication is also made internally to understand the developments of the product line-up. You are encouraged to look for opportunities to improve upon existing processes in your roll, learning about the 'Kaizen' culture of the Japanese company.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • Yes, I have developed a number of new skills including the following: PowerBI Communication Presenting Time Management Project Management Event Organising I have also been able to develop some of my existing skills including: Outlook Excel Word PowerPoint Social 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


  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • Yes, I believe the most impressive thing about this placement is the level of responsibility you are given. The general work environment is low stress and the people who work here are very supportive and happy to help should you need it when at first your responsibilities are daunting.

  • 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?
  • The first two weeks come with an in-depth handover period to begin our understanding of the role and the people we work with. Managers dedicate their time to you to support you all the way through. We are also allocated mentors from other parts of the business to assist us with our main projects.

  • 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?
  • The culture is incredibly social. A committee of colleagues work to put on extra curricular activities which range broadly to include everyone's interests. The office is beautiful and full of light which helps to appreciate the day. There is also a committed CSR team that encourage charity events etc, which makes the culture one that can benefit society.

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

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

  • How would you rate the diversity initiatives?
  • 4/5

  • 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 it a lot. I made the most of all opportunities, including ones that pushed me to dedicate myself to a charitable cause. (e.g ride london & Lake District 50km walk) I have made very good friends and enjoyed all of it and will definitely miss it when i am gone.

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

  • Please rate how your experience met your expectations
  • 4/5

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at Toyota GB
  • 4/5

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

  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to Toyota GB
  • Definitely go for it and do your best to put yourself outside of your comfort zone. You learn so much and make lasting connections.

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Placement (10 Months+)

Business Operations


June 2023

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