Rating

7.8/10

182 reviews

  • The Role
    9.0
  • Organisation
    8.6
  • Socialising
    5.0

The Role

Role Description

Program a prototype for seismic interpolation.


  1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  2. It was very enjoyable.
    In case of any trouble I could always count on the help of my colleagues and my supervisor.

    9/10

  3. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  4. The team was very good to work with. Always an open door and lunch time was always held together and very friendly.

    8/10

  5. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  6. My manager found a good balance between micro- and macromanagement.
    I felt to have the freedom I wanted but the guidance I needed.

    9/10

  7. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  8. There was a good balance between (free) coffe breaks, work and some time off to spend surfing the web. All in all a very productive environment.

    10/10

  9. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  10. I was responsible for my own work and developing creative strategies to tackle the objectives of my internship. Yet I was fully integrated in a team and two team members I reported to.

    8/10

  11. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  12. This expirience will be an experience for life. Work should always be like this.

    10/10

  13. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  14. I don't agree with "fun never stopped" but it was a great experience and the atmosphere was always a good mix of professionalism and friendliness.

    8/10

  15. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  16. The interns were guided through the rough patches seamlessly. There was a formal introduction and we always got help when needed.

    10/10

  17. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  18. There was a lot of time to learn.
    It was highly encouraged to engage in presentations and "Lunch&Learns".

    8/10

  19. What were the perks on your work placement?
  20. Flexi Time

    Subsidised Canteen

    Sports and Social Club

    Company Parties/Events

    Working from home

    10/10

  21. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  22. I am not eligible for employment with my current team yet, since my educational background still needs more development. Other positions would however be an opportunity I can come back to, when I am done with university.

    7/10

  23. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  24. We organised some things to do together. However, the heterogenity in starting and end times of different placements made this quite a challenge.

    8/10

  25. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  26. Gatwick is close enough to London to still not be cheap.

    4/10

  27. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  28. Some pubs a trainstation away.

    2/10

  29. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  30. There were a couple of things one could do, but you had to take a look around and take care yourself.

    6/10

  31. In addition to these questions, is there any extra information you would like to leave about your experiences on your work placement that other students may be interested in?


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Details

Internship (1-4 Months)

Engineering

South East

30th October 2012

£14,000 - £15,999


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