Software Engineer at Clock Ltd

Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Kings Langley South East
Review Date
Salary
£14,000 - £15,999
Roles
Computer and Systems Engineering Customer Service Information Technology

9.4/10

The Role
9.8
Organisation
9.6

Socialising

8.5

The Role

Role Description

To develop web based applications to satisfy customer requirements.

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

Working for Clock is not like your usual 9-5 job, everyday is different, there is always something new and innovative to work on.

10/10

2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?

It genuinely is like one big family, everyone is respectful and welcoming of any newcomers.

10/10

3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?

Everyone will happily go the extra mile to help you with whatever issue you may have, no matter how big or small.

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

There were some days when we were really busy but its really satisfying to eventually see what you've built being used in real life and to be achieve awards for the sites we've built as well.

9/10

5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?

I really feel that I am one of the team. You will make decisions that will effect real projects in real life.

10/10

6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?

I learnt more in one week of working with Clock than I did in a whole year at Uni.

10/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

There is always time for a laugh at clock.

9/10

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

The whole recruitment team spend a lot of time and effort making sure you get everything out of your placement and it really shows.

9/10

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

Clock are always trying to find ways to invest in you from buying tickets to a conference to in-house or external training schemes.

10/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Financial Bonus
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Working from home
10/10

11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?

I've been offered a job from my placement year and there is definitely room to move up the ladder.

10/10

Social

12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?

There is always something going on whether its snowboarding, go carting, pub, party, rock climbing, poker or anything else anyone is interested in.

10/10

13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?

7/10

14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?

7/10

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

Every week there is always an opportunity to go out and do something different.

10/10