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  • About You
  • The Company
  • Everything Else

    About You

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?
  • It was my first experience of a professional engineering company, it wasn't a very active insight, more just watching other engineers do their jobs since it was work experience.


  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued during your time at the company or firm?
  • It was only work experience so not very.


  • 3. How much guidance/support did you receive during the insight?
  • I was not tasked with much, but I did do some brief work on a CAD program.


  • 4. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and information you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • I felt the experience was certainly beneficial to my knowledge of engineering at the time.


    The Company

  • 5. How well structured was the insight?
  • 3/5

  • 6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?
  • The office itself was quite dull.


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


  • 8. To what extent did the insight help you to understand what it would be like to have a full time role with the company or firm?
  • Again, very little.


  • 9. How much did the insight help you in understanding the company culture?
  • Being in the office environment and shadowing meetings helped me understand how the company worked,


  • 10. How valuable was the content in helping you to decide on your future career path?
  • 3/5

    Everything Else

  • 11. Were you paid or reimbursed adequately for this experience?

  • 12. Were there opportunities for networking and meeting other employees of the company or firm?
  • I was introduced to all the team members but nothing more than that.


  • 13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?
  • 0/5

  • 14. Did you find out about activities that employees can get involved in outside of work?
  • 0/5

  • 15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?
  • For anyone interesting in going into engineering, I would say any experience is valuable so it would be worth doing.


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Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)


4th December 2013

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