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Rating

4.2/5
  • The Role
    4.6
  • The Company
    4.2
  • The Culture
    3.5

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • Great place to do an internship. The size of the company means you get a good overview of most departments.

    5/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • Everyone was friendly and willing to answer questions across the board. Lots of people showed gratitude when I did work to help someone out.

    5/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • My managers always found time to answer questions and set work. They were also helpful with feedback and any criticism was constructive.

    5/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • The amount of work set fluctuated quite a lot. On the whole I was kept busy and even in quiet periods you can always find something to be doing.

    5/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • Surprisingly large amount of responsibility, I was doing work which directly helped people out and was never set menial tasks just for the sake of it.

    5/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • Not much relevance to degree studies other than maybe giving some research project ideas but the training was good and the internship was a very good opportunity to get a strong understanding of the business.

    5/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • There was a good atmosphere, it varies by department but on the whole everyone was fun.

    4/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • Very well organised from day one.

    5/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • We had training in the first week and generally were given a lot of opportunities to learn about different parts of the firm.

    5/5

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

    Staff Sales/Staff Shop

    4/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • 4/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • On the whole the social scene between the interns was not amazing. There were a few good events but there should have been more.

    3/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • London is expensive in general but that's wasn't a surprise.

    4/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • There are a few pubs, bars and a club near the office. It's not a lot of hassle to branch out as it is in a central location.

    4/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • There were a few events for the interns which were good fun.

    4/5

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Internship (1-4 Months)

Central London and City

September 2012


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