Business and marketing Co-Ordinator at Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC)

Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
South East
Review Date
Salary
£14,000 - £15,999
Roles
Business Management

7.8/10

The Role
7.8
Organisation
8.2

Socialising

7.2

The Role

Role Description

helping to promote the campuses through developing case studies, organising events and working on projects.

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

I throughly enjoyedmy placement, and have had my contract extended by an extra month.

8/10

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

My boss gave me a lot of responsiblity which made me feel very respected as a team member.

8/10

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

I was given guidance but a lot of the tasks were left for me to look after/ manage.

7/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

5/10

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

A Lot!! its not your average placement in that respect.

9/10

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

I've learnt so much I know it will really help!

10/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

We had a mizture really. Lots of pub lunches have been arranged :)

7/10

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

Pretty well organised.

8/10

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

I got to go on lots of training including a 2 day SharePoint course, Excel course, Writing the web courses and other things.

10/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Above 25 days holiday
  • Working from home
8/10

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

Due to the recession they can't offer me anything concrete but have said to definitely keep in touch.

8/10

Social

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

Quite a few things have been arranged.

8/10

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

As I lived in oxford it was quite expensive.

5/10

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

oxford has lots of nightlife to offer.

9/10

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

Quite a few

7/10