Rating

7.6/10

182 reviews

  • The Role
    8.5
  • Organisation
    8.0
  • Socialising
    5.8

The Role

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.

    9/10

  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.

    8/10

  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.

    9/10

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

    9/10

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

    7/10

  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.

    9/10

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

    7/10

  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.

    7/10

  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.

    7/10

  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

    10/10

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

    9/10

  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

    8/10

  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.

    3/10

  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.

    4/10

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

    8/10

  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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Placement Year (10 Months+)

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

Europe

30th October 2012

£22,000 - £23,999


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