Work Experience Student in Finance Department at Lubrizol

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Duration
Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)
Region
Hazlewood, Derbyshire East Midlands
Review Date
Salary
Unpaid
Roles
Accountancy Banking/Finance

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9.4/10

About You
9.5
The Organisation
9.5
Everything Else

9.0

About You

Role Description

I observed all members of the finance team working and talked to them about there job and career path and my future.
I did jobs such as, filing, photocopying, opening and distributing the post, inter-company billing, inputting invoice's, travel and expenditure balancing and helped with payment runs.

1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?

I thoroughly enjoyed my time working at Lubrizol. All the staff were polite and helpful and the work they asked me to do was within my capability and beneficial to my future.

9/10

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2. To what extent did you feel valued during your time at the company or firm?

I felt that the task's I were set were normal daily jobs that qualified employee's would have done.

9/10

3. How much guidance/support did you receive during the insight?

All members of staff gave up time to talk, advise and help me during my experience with them. They would make sure I was comfortable and confident in the role I was doing.

10/10

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

I believe that the skills I developed were useful and I have already found their advice beneficial as it has helped point me in the direction of my potential career.

10/10

The Organisation

5. How well structured was the insight?

They mad me a timetable, hour by hour, for each day of the week. They made sure it covered all aspects of the finance office.

10/10

6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?

I always felt welcome, if I needed any help then I had no reservations in asking for it.

9/10

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

They spent time with me throughout my week with them making sure I was gaining an understanding and learning for the experience.

8/10

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?

The firm showed me exactly what it is like to be in their position and the jobs they do.

10/10

9. How much did the insight help you in understanding the company culture?

I was informed of what the company does and how they work.

10/10

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

It has confirmed for me that it is the correct career path I would like to follow in my future.

10/10

Other Information

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

I made not business expenses nut I got a good useful reference which will benefit me more in the future.

12. Were there opportunities for networking and meeting other employees of the company or firm?

I specified meeting with all members of staff in the Finance department scheduled in to my time table.

10/10

13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?

The opportunities were Limited, every day I was invited to have lunch with members of staff in the canteen.

8/10

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

There were activities but there wasn't any opportunities in my time there.

8/10

15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?

I would recommend an insight or permanent place here to anybody.

10/10

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