Sales and Marketing program at Standard Life Aberdeen

Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
London Central London and City
Review Date
Salary
£16,000 - £17,999
Roles
Market Research Marketing Sales

7.9/10

The Role
8.2
Organisation
7.8

Socialising

7.5

The Role

Role Description

Especially based on market research and sales.

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

I can honestly say that every morning I’d be happy to get up for work as I really enjoyed my role and knew that the work I was doing was making an impact on the company.

8/10

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

I felt extremely valued by colleagues and often found that members of the team would ask for my own recommendations and suggestions in the area of social media, which I specialised in during my time on placement.

9/10

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

It was quite excellent and the supervision was very good

8/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

It was perfectly balanced

8/10

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

I was a big part of the team project.

8/10

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

It gave me a real practical experience which is very much important for my career.

8/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

It was fun all the times.

8/10

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

Everything was organised properly

8/10

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

Travel was provided

8/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Subsidised/Company Gym
  • National Travel
7/10

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

Got a temporary job from them

8/10

Social

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

Yes they were very much friendly and helpful

8/10

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

A bit expensive

7/10

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

It was awesome. Lots of bars and pubs were there.

8/10

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

Not very sure about that

7/10