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Rating

3.5/5
  • The Role
    4.0
  • The Company
    3.9
  • The Culture
    2.4

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • It was challenging but enjoyable.

    4/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • I was made to feel very welcome, not only by my team but by surrounding departments too.

    5/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • I had weekly one to one meetings with my manager.

    4/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • Always had something to be getting on with.

    4/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • I was given individual projects which i was totally responsable for.

    4/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • Althought the job was more web based compared to tyhe traditional marketing skills i am learning at uni, i'm sure they will benifit me in many ways.

    4/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • It was quite serious and professional. But also friendly.

    3/5

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

    5/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • They offered workshops and courses in every area i worked in.

    5/5

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

    Subsidised Canteen

    Sports and Social Club

    Company Car

    Subsidised/Company Gym

    National Travel

    International Travel

    Financial Bonus

    Company Parties/Events

    Staff Sales/Staff Shop

    Above 25 days holiday

    Working from home

    Healthcare from home

    Healthcare/Dental

    Travel loan

    4/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • I would certainly like to work for BUPA again.

    3/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • There were no other placement students at BUPA.

    0/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • Living in London was very expensive and i had to live in the cheapest accomadation i could find which wasn't very nice!

    2/5

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

    5/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • Sports and social events were oftn organised.

    4/5

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Details

Placement Year (10 Months+)

Marketing

Central London and City

6th February 2008


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