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Rating

3.4/5
  • The Role
    3.9
  • The Company
    3.7
  • The Culture
    2.1

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • It was an enjoyable six weeks, particularly the residential induction which was a great opportunity to meet other interns.

    4/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • Everyone was very welcoming and helpful.

    5/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • Setting targets was interesting but not particularly useful at this time as the internship was quite short.

    5/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • There were some days when there was not much to do and others lots so overall a good balance.

    4/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • I was given tasks that a graduate would be given which was very insightful. It was assuring that my work was also checked by someone else though.

    4/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • I definitely developed skills in how to manage a working day 9-530 as opposed to student life!

    4/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • It was very friendly and nice that there was free fruit!

    3/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • The whole internship was extremely well organised and run, I was very impressed.

    5/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • The company did a lot to help the interns develop.

    5/5

  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • 2/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • I am looking forward to starting with PwC next year.

    5/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • After getting to know other interns at the induction it was good to have this social group.

    5/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • I lived at home so it was normal for me

    0/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • Stayed at home

    0/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • I've heard there are sports teams to join when you work full time but I didn't participate in these during my internship.

    4/5

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Details

Internship (1-4 Months)

South West

October 2012


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