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Rating

4.3/5
  • The Role
    4.5
  • The Company
    4.2
  • The Culture
    4.1

Role Description

The role primarily involved supporting the procurement team by producing reports using SAP, Business Warehouse and Excel. In addition I was involved in a number of projects.

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • I genially found this placement to be very enjoyable.

    4/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • My colleagues were always very supportive and encouraging. They were always on hand to provide guidance.

    5/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • Support from management was always available. My manager was very approachable.

    4/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • There was a perfect balance with no dull moments.

    5/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • I had the opportunity to work on a number of real projects across a number of departments. I had a lot of responsibility from beginning to end.

    5/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • The skills I gained whilst on placement have massively helped me understand the world of business. In addition I have used the skills developed to help me through my final year.

    5/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • The atmosphere was very friendly.

    5/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • There has been a lot of effort put into the placement program. There was a number of events that enabled interns to gather and get to know each other.

    5/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • Tech Data CSC have provided a number of training days and workshops for all employee's.

    3/5

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

    Company Parties/Events

    Above 25 days holiday

    4/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • Tech Data CSC would be a fantastic place to start my career.

    5/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • There is social committee that are dedicated to organising social events such as casino nights and go karting.

    5/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • York accommodation can be quite expensive but it is a beautiful city.

    3/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • 4/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • There was a lot of activities to chose from. The charity and social committee organised events such as BBQ's, sky diving and hot coal walking.

    5/5

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Details

Placement Year (10 Months+)

19th February 2014


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