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The Role

Role Description

running reactions, attending meetings and giving presentations on the project. deciding on which compounds to produce next

  1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  2. Great job, turned out not to be for me however


  3. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  4. Given lots of responsibility and the impact of my work was clear


  5. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  6. Supervisor was incredibily helpful however also a very busy man!


  7. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  8. Occasionally had too little work but always eventually found something to do


  9. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  10. Often encouraged to take on more work and to take a pro-active approach.


  11. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  12. Could not have asked for better. Well rounded development.


  13. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  14. Good atmosphere if slightly dominated by french


  15. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  16. Academic side very seamless however accommodation problems stop full marks!


  17. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  18. Development of not just academic knowledge but also of presentation skills etc.


  19. What were the perks on your work placement?
  20. Flexi Time

    Subsidised Canteen

    Sports and Social Club

    Subsidised/Company Gym

    National Travel

    Company Parties/Events

    Staff Sales/Staff Shop

    Healthcare from home


  21. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  22. Definitely have a foot in the door after this year.


  23. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  24. Not originally but we really developed it this year


  25. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  26. Very expensive


  27. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  28. Too expensive to experience often!


  29. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  30. Great country and great people for work


  31. In addition to these questions, is there any extra information you would like to leave about your experiences on your work placement that other students may be interested in?

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Placement Year (10 Months+)

Chemistry, Pharmaceutical


24th August 2012

£16,000 - £17,999

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