Helpdesk Analyst at Lubrizol

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Placement Year (10 Months+)
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The Role
The Company
The Culture

Role Description

My main duties were to look after and repair laptop and desktops for the European sites of the company.

The Role

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

I had a great time working here and i have developed my IT knowledge a great deal
5 /5

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

It is a very friendly environment to work in.
5 /5

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

My supervisors were around in the office if i needed help, however we were allowed to work independently unless we needed help with anything
5 /5

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

We always had enough work to do, you will never be bored.
5 /5

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

I think we are given a lot of responsibility compared to what others have told me about their responsibilities from their placements
4 /5

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

I feel everything I have learned during my time at Lubrizol has been beneficial so some aspect of my life, work and well as personal.
5 /5

The Company

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Everyone in the office gets along and is very supportive of each other
5 /5

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

I knew exactly what was expected of my and received regular updates from my supervisor if this changed.
5 /5

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

Working for this company had improved my confidence dramatically and I feel I have developed more as a person.
5 /5

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Sports and Social Club
  • Financial Bonus
5 /5

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

3 /5

The Culture

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

The company employed 11 student whilst I was there, 4 of us lived together and we all got together for regular social events out side of work.
5 /5

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

Derby has a lot of cheap student housing near to the centre. We stayed in a house a 5 minute walk from the town centre and the main bars and shopping centres.
4 /5

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

Derby has a very good night life, there is something to do every night of the week
4 /5

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

There is plenty of places to go and see in derby out side of work
4 /5