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Rating

4.8/5
  • The Role
    5.0
  • The Company
    4.8
  • The Culture
    4.6

Role Description

Data Analyst Field test engineer engine test engineer Project management Project costing/time planning Electronics and control Problem solving

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • Fantastic, plenty of different, exciting work

    5/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • everyone is an equal, and the support was great

    5/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • the peer mentor system worked well.

    5/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • The more work you wanted the more you got, but if you were struggling help was never far away

    5/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • yet again the more you wanted responsibility the more they gave you.

    5/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • Learnt more my year there than most years at Uni.

    5/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • A great group of friends, always a laugh working there.

    5/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • the introductions were a great insight to the company and set you up well for the rest of the year

    5/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • the more you push to do things and learn things the more Lubrizol will help.

    5/5

  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • Flexi Time

    Subsidised Canteen

    Sports and Social Club

    National Travel

    International Travel

    Financial Bonus

    Company Parties/Events

    5/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • I am hoping to get a job with them!

    4/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • There is always a night being planned out whether it is students or colleagues.

    5/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • Derby is good and Lubrizol help you to find accommodation if you need them to.

    4/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • Derby is a good night out

    5/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • Plenty of sports and social activities from climbing, go karting, hiking to balls and Christmas parties

    5/5

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Details

Placement Year (10 Months+)

11th October 2012


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