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Rating

3.8/5
  • The Role
    3.9
  • The Company
    4.3
  • The Culture
    2.9

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • Really enjoyed it, settled in quickly. Could see results and felt useful and slightly challenged

    5/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • This would probably be higher if I was more sociable personally

    3/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • I was mainly left on my own, but my manager was always responsive when it was needed.

    4/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • Never felt I had too much, but always had something to be doing

    5/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • I was working on some important parts and was mainly in charge of some front end changes, and had the opportunity to give input into larger decisions.

    3/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • The Internship helped me gain skills in describing what I have done, through code reviews and demoing work I had done

    4/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • The office was relaxed, with enough time for table football among other things

    5/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • Red Gate had everything ready and set up before I arrived, once there there was little to no changes made

    5/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • I had the time from people on my team to ask questions about the architecture and learn about the product from both ends

    4/5

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

    Subsidised Canteen

    Company Parties/Events

    5/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • I feel I have a good chance at getting a job with them in the future.

    4/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • We arranged some things together, including a barbecue.

    4/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • I did little in the way of socialising outside of work, but in general things seemed about right or slightly higher than I'd expect.

    3/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • I don't do nightlife

    0/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • There were many societies to get involved in, I chose only to get involved with Ultimate Frisbee

    5/5

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Internship (1-4 Months)

South East

22nd August 2013


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