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  • The Role
  • The Company
  • The Culture

Role Description

- Reporting on a monthly basis - Assisting the team with requests. - Adhocs from main clients

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • The placement was an amazing experience as a whole - regardless of whether or not it is the area you want to go in as a future career.


  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • I felt really valued by my colleagues.


  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • Everyone within the team was extremely helpful and always made it clear they are there if needed - they encouraged you found your own feet but you knew you had a strong support network if needed.


  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • I found myself extremely busy but it is up to you how much you want to take on - the more you take on the greater responsibilities and tasks you will get.


  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • I got given the opportunity to complete re-invent the way in which we report ~(my main role)


  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • The skills I learnt were invaluable and can only be built upon by working on a daily basis - no where else would you get a true introduction to work than on placement!


    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • The environment was very interactive - a lot of knowledge sharing by general office conversation, but when it came to it everyone knew how to knuckle down and get the job done.


  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • The overall placement was good but developed itself as the year went on. It is now completely set up for this coming set of placements and training/transitions are all in place.


  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • We got trained in everything and got treated like the long term employees.


  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • Subsidised Canteen

    Sports and Social Club

    Financial Bonus

    Company Parties/Events



  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • Providing I perform well on the assessment day - opportunities may be available - it is up to me to work for it.


    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • 5/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • 3/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • 3/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • I joined the Kantar netball team in which we played against other clubs every tuesday in a league.


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Placement Year (10 Months+)

9th July 2012

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