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Rating

3.9/5
  • The Role
    4.1
  • The Company
    3.9
  • The Culture
    3.5

Role Description

Lab work, meetings, report writing, presentations

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • Nice place to work, many students, nice people

    4/5

  • 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

    4/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • I had a excellent and motivated manager

    5/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • I was busy most of the time which I prefer than to be bored

    5/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • I could run my reactions on my own

    4/5

  • 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

    4/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • With few students and no full timer so very decontracted atmosphere

    5/5

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

    4/5

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

    4/5

  • 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

    4/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • Many of a the full timer used to be students at Lubrizol

    4/5

    The Culture

  • 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

    4/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • Derby is not the most expensive place in UK

    4/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • Not the best, Derby is small, only few clubs

    3/5

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

    4/5

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Details

Placement Year (10 Months+)

15th May 2013


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