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Rating

3.7/5
  • The Role
    3.9
  • The Company
    3.7
  • The Culture
    3.4

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • I enjoyed my time at Tech Data far more than I ever thought I would

    4/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • The whole time I was there everybody treated me like any other member of the company and gave me real responsibility

    5/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • Right from the start I was given all the help I needed to get up to speed with the systems I would be using. Throughout the year I also had fairly regular catch ups with my managers regarding my progress

    4/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • It varied depending on how busy the business was. Sometimes I often had to work late just to complete my basic tasks but other times I would not have enough work to even fill out the day

    3/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • Right from the start I was doing a real job and had real responsibility given to me. As time went on I was given more and more as well

    5/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • I have already used the skills and experiences back in my final year at university and they have even assisted me in getting on a graduate scheme starting in September

    5/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • The atsmosphere in the office was great, we had plenty of fun on a daily basis. Obviously when we had to work hard we did but there was plenty of opportunity to have a laugh throughout the day as well

    5/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • The organisation of the process was excellent from start to finish

    5/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • My colleagues and managers invested plenty of time into making sure that I fully understood the role I was doing and as I picked up more tasks continued to train me throughout the year.

    4/5

  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • Sports and Social Club

    Company Parties/Events

    Above 25 days holiday

    3/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • Would have considered going back but have already secured a graduate role elsewhere

    3/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • We frequently organised work nights out amongst the placement students and apprentices. In addition the social committee and charity committee arranged frequent events to get involved with

    5/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • York is not one of the cheaper areas of the country to live in

    2/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • Fairly average really

    3/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • The charity and social committee created many events for us to get involved in outside of work

    5/5

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Details

Placement Year (10 Months+)

Yorkshire and Humberside

February 2014


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