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Rating

2.8/5
  • The Role
    2.9
  • The Company
    3.3
  • The Culture
    2.0

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • Very good idea of what the job is about.

    4/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • Feedback system shows people valued your work

    4/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • More of an independent role

    2/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • Not busy enough but time of year was bad.

    2/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • Contacted clients directly, compiled reports and attended many meetings (one of which to discuss my work with a team)

    3/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • My degree is not really relevant.

    4/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • Everyone got along great and were very welcoming

    4/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • More work should be set up for the interns, at times i found it difficult to get work.

    2/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • I was able to attend many different meetings with many different clients.

    4/5

  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • Subsidised/Company Gym

    International Travel

    Company Parties/Events

    4/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • I have accepted the job!

    5/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • very social, still in contact with some of the interns

    4/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • reasonable but I had to move up to the job as I lived far away, therefore paying two rents.

    3/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • Not great.

    1/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • Not many.

    2/5

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Details

Internship (1-4 Months)

East Midlands

October 2012


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