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  • The Role
  • The Company
  • The Culture

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • 5/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • 4/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • Lots of support given fairly regularly, and there were people to ask for help where I got stuck


  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • Very occasionally short of work but otherwise was a perfect balance.


  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • Was given reasonably complicated tasks to undertake by myself.


  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • Learnt a lot about various aspects of programming and testing, and gained a lot of practice in clean coding.


    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • Friendly, relaxed atmosphere with frequent games of table football/tennis


  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • 4/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • Plenty of time spent working out goals and how to work towards them.


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

    Subsidised Canteen


  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • 4/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • Saw the other interns reasonably often inside and outside of work


  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • Cheaper than most places.


  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • 3/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • Lots of clubs and regular activities


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Internship (1-4 Months)

Information Technology

East of England

23rd August 2013

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