Financial Analyst at Travelport

Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Langley, Slough South East
Review Date
Salary
£14,000 - £15,999
Roles
Accountancy

7.6/10

The Role
8.0
Organisation
7.4

Socialising

7.2

The Role

1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?

Very enjoyable, relaxed atmosphere.

8/10

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

Received good feedback on progress.

9/10

3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?

Always somebody there to help if it is needed.

8/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Good balance of work, not too pressured, but not bored.

8/10

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

Given good level of responsibility while having important work checked over.

7/10

6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?

Developed team work skills and practical excel skills. Will be useful when applying to graduate jobs

8/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Very friendly and welcoming

8/10

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

First year that the scheme was run, but they were very interested in our feedback on how to improve it in the future

7/10

9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?

Given opportunity to talk to senior leadership team, given advice on future career

7/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Financial Bonus
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Working from home
  • Healthcare from home
7/10

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

Given good feedback that I would be welcome to return as a graduate

8/10

Social

12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?

Activities in the form of company social club, such as pub quiz. Also activities organised in the department.

9/10

13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?

Relatively expensive part of the country.

6/10

14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?

Close enough to London to go out there

8/10

15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?

6/10