Engineering Intern at Delphi Technologies

Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Stonehouse South West
Review Date
Salary
£12,000 - £13,999
Roles
Business Management Chemical Engineering Computer and Systems Engineering Human Resources Information Technology Manufacturing Material and Mineral Engineering Product Design/Industrial Design

7.9/10

The Role
8.7
Organisation
8.4

Socialising

6.0

The Role

Role Description

Worked in Manufacturing systems engineering. Got hands-on experience in fixing issues on a day to day basis

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

Very good placement, good responsibilities and a great office atmosphere

9/10

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

My team was basically my 2nd family. Always got help when need (Even when I got back to university!)

8/10

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

The management was simply fantastic.

9/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Some days were pretty hectic and the others weren't so much.

8/10

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

They train you up to speed and give you pretty much the same work as the rest of the team. You tend to get more responsibility in the later part of the year.

8/10

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

I learnt a lot from this placement, you definitely come out as a much better person and the skills help you with university too!

10/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Probably the best bit of the placement. Cakes for everyone's birthday! (good 300 odd staff in the offices).

9/10

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

Pretty good, it's generally tailored to what you want out of it.

9/10

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

They paid for a junior management course, a maths course to keep you skills at university up to date.

7/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Sports and Social Club
  • Financial Bonus
  • Staff Sales/Staff Shop
  • Healthcare from home
8/10

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

The sponsorship scheme is very good. They pay £1500 towards your tution fees if they like you and possibly a graduate job at the end of university

9/10

Social

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

Loads of socials throughout the year.

8/10

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

It's pretty cheap, £60-£70 a week in a nice quite location.

8/10

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

Night life is poor in Stonehouse/ Stroud. But, it's pretty good in a university town called Cheltenham (15 miles away)

5/10

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

Not really, but you'd want to relax and get out of a work environment on a weekend anyway!

3/10