Student Placement at Lubrizol

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Placement Year (10 Months+)
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The Role
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The Role

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

I really enjoyed my work placement.
4 /5

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

For such a large site, I felt valued by alot of colleagues.
4 /5

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

4 /5

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

My job was very busy and i never had time to be bored!
5 /5

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

Lubrizol trusted in me to carry out important tasks but were always there to help and guide me.
5 /5

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

4 /5

The Company

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

The people I worked with took their jobs seriously, yet the atmosphere was always positive.
4 /5

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

The training I had was worthwhile and set me up to continue the rest of my placement.
4 /5

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

I had initial training, and throughout the year i was always welcome to ask questions or sit with someone experienced to learn new things.
4 /5

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Sports and Social Club
  • Financial Bonus
  • Above 25 days holiday
  • Healthcare from home
3 /5

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

I would really enjoy working here - great location, people and food! The opportunity for career progression is amazing.
5 /5

The Culture

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

The students are always organising events to do together and have become good friends.
5 /5

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

I also live in this area so it is what I expected. There are great student offers in and around Derby due to the local university.
4 /5

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

Derby and Chesterfield are close by with fantastic nightlife - something for everyone.
4 /5

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

The company has a sports and social club which organise subsidised events, the variety is outstanding!
5 /5