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Role Description

worked on a number of engineering projects

  1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  2. the wide range of projects available to me was very good.


  3. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  4. I was treated as a regular full time employee from the start which made fitting in very easy.


  5. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  6. Lots of support/guidance was provided when needed. If I had any queries, I could just drop into their office.


  7. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  8. overall I was kept very busy, but the work wasn't boring.


  9. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  10. I was given responsibility with my own projects, and helped out on others


  11. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  12. The understanding of various power supply topologies has helped me a lot in other areas of my course.


  13. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  14. It was a very relaxing atmosphere.


  15. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  16. The work was well organised with a clear plan put in place from the start.


  17. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  18. I think they invested in me a lot with a number of training courses.


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

    Subsidised Canteen

    Sports and Social Club

    Subsidised/Company Gym

    National Travel

    International Travel

    Company Parties/Events


  21. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  22. I will definitely apply to the company first once I graduate.


  23. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  24. The social scene was good amongst the other colleagues as we were all similar ages


  25. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  26. Cost of living was very high as I was based in Norway.


  27. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  28. Nightlife in Asker wasn't great, but if you travelled into Oslo it was good.


  29. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  30. Plenty of activities to do outside of work.


  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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Placement Year (10 Months+)

Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Electronics, Energy, Engineering, Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Science/Research


30th October 2012

£22,000 - £23,999

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