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Rating

3.7/5
  • The Role
    4.1
  • The Company
    3.6
  • The Culture
    3.1

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • It was really good fun and the people in the company were great to work with.

    5/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • I felt that I was well looked after and got to know my colleagues well.

    5/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • Generally I was given all the support I needed and if it wasn't there, I could ask and it was quickly put in place.

    4/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • I like to be busy but sometimes I felt very rushed. There was always work to be getting on with.

    4/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • I was given a lot more responsibility than I expected which I was really pleased with, but I was never given so much that it worried me.

    4/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • They are really useful, I think it will mean I am much more disciplined about how I go about my degree work, It has also helped me to learn a lot about a working environment.

    4/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • It was a good atmosphere, not too quiet and easy to work in

    4/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • Really well, it started with being trained up and then I was slowly given more responsibility of my projects.

    5/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • A lot more than I expected. I was treated as all other employees, being given all the training I needed.

    4/5

  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • Financial Bonus

    Company Parties/Events

    Staff Sales/Staff Shop

    3/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • They do offer opportunity to go back and work for them

    3/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • This was really good, we all got on well

    4/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • It was not cheap, however it was not too overpriced. It is more expensive than living at university but as you are getting paid this is not as much of a problem

    3/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • It was good, there were plenty of places to go out in the surrounding area.

    4/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • There are activities in the surrounding area if you go looking for them

    3/5

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Placement Year (10 Months+)

Chemistry, Science/Research

Greater London

August 2012


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