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  • The Role
  • The Company
  • The Culture

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • I had an amazing 14 months!!


  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • Felt like my extended family - I am still in touch with colleagues now.


  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • My section manager was brilliant, extremely supportive and very helpful.


  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • Very busy but thats how I like it.


  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • 4/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • If it wasn't for my year out, I wouldn't have got my First Class honours


    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • Sometimes slightly stressful but everyone worked together


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


  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • They always ecouraged further training and even put me on a course to help with my fear of presenting, this consisted of one to one meetings with a member of the training staff which helped considerably.


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

    Subsidised Canteen

    Financial Bonus

    Company Parties/Events


  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • If a job was available I would have had it


    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • I was the social secretary for the Toyota Industrial Trainees


  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • 4/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • 4/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • 4/5

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Placement (5-9 Months)


1st September 2009

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