Cyber Security Intern Review

by GE Aerospace

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.
  • Working in the cyber security team across the different departments. Main role was managing and responding to incidents.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • Siem tool management DLP software management Communicating with the wider business Strong presentation skills Role based access Restricting user access and implementing exceptions to policies.

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

  • 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 played a key role within the team and took on additional responsibilities beyond intern tasks.

  • 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 support was excellent. My manager would have a weekly touch point to see how they could support us further. On a day to day basis, my team lead and line manager would always be available for any issues I may have had.

  • 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 company as a whole was fantastic at showing its appreciation to the employees. The intern committee would have benefited from having a 'social sec' who could organise more intern events and the ordering of hoodies etc.

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

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

  • 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?
  • Yes i did. I had a fantastic time at GE and thourghly enjoyed learning the applications of my university course in an industry setting.

  • 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 GE Aerospace
  • 4/5

  • 7. Would you recommend GE Aerospace to a friend?
  • Yes

  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to GE Aerospace
  • Make sure to research what each specific site does. E.g. if you are applying to Cheltenham it'll be favourable to learn what work Cheltenham does.

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Placement (10 Months+)

Information Technology

South West

August 2023

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