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Rating

4.9/5
  • The Role
    5.0
  • The Company
    4.9
  • The Culture
    4.9

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • It was a fantastic experience!

    5/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • We ate together every day and even exchanged tea we were drinking!

    5/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • 1 to 1 feedback session, everyday checks, regular catch-ups, code reviews.... Red Gate has it all!

    5/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • I had lots of freedom, which meant that I had lots of control over my schedule to achieve the perfect balance.

    5/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • I was programming the whole module, from technical details, to the very tip that reaches the customers.

    5/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • The skills and experience acquired are invaluable to my future life.

    5/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • We even had Nerf Gun wars in office!

    5/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • Very well set up - prompt responses and very structured approach.

    5/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • They even bought me books and payed for my cinema tickets!

    5/5

  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • Flexi Time

    Subsidised Canteen

    Company Parties/Events

    Working from home

    5/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • We shall see, but the intern-employee conversion ratio seems to be very good!

    5/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • We even lived together and dined out together!

    5/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • I could afford any socialising I wanted.

    5/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • For a software engineer? Night-time coding, for the win! But don't worry, there are some good clubs around, too!

    5/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • Whatever I thought of getting involved in, I did.

    5/5

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Details

Internship (1-4 Months)

East of England

22nd August 2013


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