Research Engineer at Lubrizol

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Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
derbyshire East Midlands
Review Date
Salary
£14,000 - £15,999
Roles
Science/Research

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8.3/10

The Role
8.2
Organisation
8.4

Socialising

8.2

The Role

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

Thoroughly enjoyed placement as responsibilities grew and became more familiar with the company structure & industry.

8/10

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

Mostly friendly environment.

8/10

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

Fantastic support from supervisor and superiors, approachable and made time for me.

9/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

At times light work load felt bored, however this provided ample opportunity to expand knowledge of the company and industry.

8/10

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

Responsible for small testing operations & maintenance on a regular basis

7/10

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

Passive skills, industry familiarisation and experience in workplace environment invaluable. Technical knowledge gained will help in degree course.

9/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Quiet due to everybody concentrating on their duties, however frequent socialising during the day and all very approachable.

7/10

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

No issues with balancing work & placement requirements.

9/10

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

Courses throughout the year provide useful learning opportunities, however placement students are not eligible for all! Opportunities for personal development can be available should you wish to pursue a particular field/skill.

8/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Sports and Social Club
  • Financial Bonus
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Above 25 days holiday
9/10

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

Large organisation which treats employees extremely well.

9/10

Social

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

Some live together

9/10

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

Affordable accommodation within 20 minute drive.

8/10

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

City centre

7/10

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

Sports, activities

9/10

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