Rating

8.3/10

202 reviews

  • The Role
    8.2
  • Organisation
    8.4
  • Socialising
    8.2

The Role

Role Description

Working within the Web Content Team within the Marketing. The team manage web content to ensure it is current and consistent and brief in changes and updates.


  1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  2. I was instantly welcomed by everyone and was given exciting work to do.

    8/10

  3. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  4. Everyone made great effort to welcome me and make sure I wasn't having any problems.

    10/10

  5. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  6. I was given excellent support from my manager, we had regular one-to-one meetings to discuss how I was getting on and she approachable if I had any problems between meetings.

    10/10

  7. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  8. The level of work varied greatly for me - some days I was extremely busy and others I had very little to do, but this was just due to the nature of the role I was in and didn't mean my time working in this role wasn't enjoyable.

    5/10

  9. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  10. I was given a fair amount of responsibility to manage tasks and projects by myself but there was always the opportunity to ask for help if it was needed.

    8/10

  11. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  12. The knowledge and skills I developed during my internship will be very usefull in my degree studies and beyond. I was able to develop skills that will be transferable in other aspects of my life.

    8/10

  13. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  14. Everyone was very friendly and welcoming.

    9/10

  15. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  16. Fairly well organised.

    8/10

  17. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  18. I feel quite a lot was invested in me - there was always an opportunity to learn.

    8/10

  19. What were the perks on your work placement?
  20. Subsidised Canteen

    Subsidised/Company Gym

    Healthcare from home

    8/10

  21. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  22. I would be more than happy to accept a job here.

    9/10

  23. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  24. Yes, everyone was keen to get involved in social events.

    10/10

  25. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  26. Fairly standard costs of a city.

    7/10

  27. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  28. Lots of variety of nightlife.

    8/10

  29. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  30. Yes, I had the opportunity to get involved in activities with the other interns and other colleagues in the company.

    8/10

  31. In addition to these questions, is there any extra information you would like to leave about your experiences on your work placement that other students may be interested in?


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Details

Internship (1-4 Months)

Marketing

Scotland

12th August 2013

£14,000 - £15,999


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