Project Office Co-ordinator (4 Months) at Siemens

Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Poole
Review Date
Roles
Human Resources Information Technology

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3/5

The Role
3.8
The Company
2.9
The Culture
2

Role Description

Learning Campus Administrator (4 Months) Credit Controller (4 Months)

The Role

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

Carrying out a rotational internship enabled me to see a variety of business lines.
4 /5

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

4 /5

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

4 /5

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

5 /5

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

Varied depending on each rotation - Learning Campus I was given ample amounts of responsibility, could express my suggestions and ideas. Credit Control was minimal responsibility, it was more important to carry out the exact role set.
5 /5

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

3 /5

The Company

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Again, varied across departments
3 /5

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

I had a two week induction timetable for my first rotation, lots of presentations and interactive activities, but moving onto the other rotations lacked any structure.
3 /5

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

Relocation allowance for every rotation.
4 /5

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Above 25 days holiday
  • Working from home
2 /5

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

4 /5

The Culture

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

2 /5

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

Manchester was considerably cheaper than Frimley!
3 /5

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

Manchester & Bournemouth - lots! Frimley, not so much!
3 /5

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

1 /5