City Agent Review

by Savills

Best Student Employer

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  • The Role
  • The Company
  • The Culture

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • Thoroughly enjoyed my placement, everyone was extremely friendly and welcoming.


  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • Felt like part of the team from day one.


  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • If I needed assistance, there was always someone to help and everyone was always willing to show me what to do.


  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • I was in the city agency team and so there were always outings/meetings/launches for me to go to so was always out and about, which allowed me to learn and lot.


  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • 5/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • I have learnt a huge amount from my placement at Savills and will definitely use these skills moving forward. Mixing with people of all ages has been a great insight into the working life and I definitely recommend it to anyone.


    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • Everyone in the office has a very positive approach to work.


  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • 5/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • Everyone was willing to help me if I was unsure about anything and very welcoming.


  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • Company Parties/Events


  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • I think Savills is a fantastic company to work for and I would love a job with them!


    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • There was plenty of opportunity to mix with everyone in the office, which was a great opportunity for me.


  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • London (the City) is a very expensive place to work.


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

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • 4/5

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Internship (1 Month+)


July 2012

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