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  • The Role
  • The Company
  • The Culture

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • Great fun, interesting work.


  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • 5/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • Lots of support, didn't have to worry about asking questions, even if they were simple.


  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • Plenty of interesting work to do, but also time to sit and have a break, play table football etc.


  • 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?
  • Great programming experience - not particularly useful for degree, but will be useful for work.


    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • Frequent nerf gun battles...


  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • Have done internships at the company for the past two years, both times very well organised, and very open to suggestions/comments along the way.


  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • Lots of training sessions for graduate employers, so got to take part in them too.


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

    Subsidised Canteen

    Company Parties/Events


  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • 5/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • All working in different departments so didn't see each other all the time, but still a good atmosphere and meeting up a few times.


  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • Same as university prices - stayed in a house with my college.


  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • 3/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • 3/5

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Internship (1-4 Months)

East of England

13th November 2012

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