Data Privacy Intern Review

by CooperVision


  • 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.
  • I would advice on the queries from business/teams in the GDPR compliance perspective. I would work on the Data subject's rights and officially complete and communicate. I would risk evaluate the Vendor Risk Assessments and advice the business/team under the guidance of the DPO.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • yes, I have learnt to communicate clearly, to manage my time, work within limited resources, network with the Senior Management up to to director level positions. Further, I have learnt professionalism.

  • How would you rate the training provided during your experience?
  • 1/5

  • How would you rate your development of industry-specific skills during the experience?
  • 3/5

  • 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, Due to unforeseen circumstances, I had much of the responsibility under the guidance of external counsel.

  • 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 external counsel worked 1 day a week, other than that I was supported by the Vice President Legal.

  • How would you rate the support and guidance from your line manager?
  • 1/5

  • How would you rate the support and guidance from the wider team?
  • 3/5


  • 5. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • Company culture is friendly and cooperative. Co-workers help each other and respect each others opinions.

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

  • How would you rate the social opportunities?
  • 3/5

  • How would you rate the diversity initiatives?
  • 2/5

  • How would you rate the charity, sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives?
  • 3/5

    Your Impressions

  • 6. To what extent did you enjoy your placement / internship?
  • I completely enjoyed this experience and is looking forward to a new future.

  • 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 CooperVision
  • 5/5

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

  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to CooperVision
  • Do not hesitate to ask questions and have and give opinions.

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Placement (10 Months+)


South East

July 2023

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