Industrial Placement Student at Lubrizol

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Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Derby East Midlands
Review Date
Salary
£14,000 - £15,999
Roles
Chemistry

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7.7/10

The Role
8.2
Organisation
7.8

Socialising

7.0

The Role

Role Description

Lab work, meetings, report writing, presentations

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

Nice place to work, many students, nice people

8/10

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

Very nice colleagues with who I could spend time with outside from work, play volleyball, go to the pub

7/10

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

I had a excellent and motivated manager

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

I was busy most of the time which I prefer than to be bored

9/10

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

I could run my reactions on my own

7/10

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

I have realised how much interpersonnal skills are important at work and in everyday life, and tried to improve them

8/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

With few students and no full timer so very decontracted atmosphere

9/10

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

OK

7/10

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

Few trainings, presentations

8/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Sports and Social Club
  • Financial Bonus
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Healthcare from home
8/10

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

Many of a the full timer used to be students at Lubrizol

7/10

Social

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

Many Sports and Social activities, like paintball, football, volleyball, rafting, races, travel to London, Chester, Fun Day

8/10

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

Derby is not the most expensive place in UK

7/10

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

Not the best, Derby is small, only few clubs

6/10

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

Many opportunities

7/10

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